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WC Black and Blue Polish (under construction) (old hen at work) Year old WC Black Polish Hen Funny, comical, bobble head birds. Slightly flighty on the ground, may be due to their vision being obstructed by their crests. But gentle to handle, and I have only had one agressive bird since I started breeding them. Early interaction with chicks creates a nice pet bird. The blue color appears to have a lower hatch rate, and occasional problem with bent toes. Darker blue rooster crossed with...
Greetings from Central Maine . Home of 6 horses, 12 WC Black or Blue polish adult chickens, 5 new blue chicks, 3 parrots and 1 old dog, plus his owner A simple farm in the middle of Maine that is comprised of 7 acres of pasture and now in the middle of suburban sprawl is called home. 6 horses, half of which are the results of my former breeding program and the other half are rescues. All will remain here for life and really do very little for their keep, as they watch the human work for...
. You will not find anything fancy in my coop. It was an 8x10 horse stall that has been revamped to house my chickens The first project was to cut a hole throught the metal siding and build a ramp into the pen area. The run is circular with 6 foot wire attached to cedar posts. Boards line the bottom edge and are sunken into the ground. Unfortunately I did not consider that this was the north side of the barn. It works well in the summer.....but in the winter the chickens need a windbreak on...
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