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Breed Details: Average weight of mature bird: Male- 8-9 lb Female- 10-12 lb Features include: Pink or orange beak White or cream colored feathers Yellow or orange feet Temperament: They are very domestic, sweet birds. They will love a good cuddle, and love to be pet. They have a great temperament. Purpose: Egg, and meat production. Eggs: They are 90-100 grams. Pekin eggs are white, or off white in color. They have 89% Fertility When they are laying you should get about an egg per day. Meat:...
I have always wanted Frizzles, so when the local feed store got some Frizzle Cochin Bantams in I new I had to go. I was only going to get two, so I got a Black Frizzle Cochin Bantam and a Grey Japanese. I could soon tell that the "Frizzle" was flat feathered! Right when they started laying eggs, I found a add for someone selling Frizzles. We soon met up and I got a Full grown Bantam Frizzle mix, and a Self Blue D'Uccle! About a week after we got him our first hens (the Japanese and flat...
Breed Details: Scientific name is; Anas platyrhynchos domesticus Blue Swedish is a medium sized duck that weighs between 6 1/2 to 8 pounds; the male usually weighs more than the female. Blue Swedish ducks are very calm and make good ducks for beginners and will go broody. Blue is the standard but there is also Black, Silver, Yellow and Splashed color patterns. Standard specifies that the outer two or three wing flight feathers must be white. The Blue Swedish may also be crested. The Blue...
We have a total of seven chickens. We have a frizzle cochin bantam rooster (Spike), a cochin bantam hen (Misty), a japanese (Chloe), a d'uccle (Blue Belle, a barred rock (Bitsy), a golden laced wyandotte (Jypsy), and a americana (pudgy). Name: Chloe Age: about 9 or 10 months Personality: Very sweet and love to go broody She was raised, and same age as Misty Name: Bitsy Age: about 2 and a half years Personality: Very sweet, and love to come into the house for attention She is head...
Breed Details: Sebastopol Geese are an ornamental breed with little value as meat or egg production birds. Laying only 20-40 eggs per year with feathers difficult to pluck, it is a pleasant breed to own as a pet or to exhibit in shows. Adult male Sebastopols weigh 12-14 pounds, with adult females weighing 10-12 pounds. Sebastopols are well known for having calm, complaisant temperaments. They are relatively quiet geese with some individuals speaking little to not at all. I personally, have...
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