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    How to prevent frostbite?

    This an interesting discussion for this time of year. Here is an article. https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/frostbite
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    Date Night

    They are in separate coops and runs. They are allowed to mingle for a couple of hours a week. The cockralls are in a 4 by 8 coop and a 10 by 12 run. I am hoping to keep 3 cockralls for mating.
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    Date Night

    Do you have a good proportion? Are you not worried the pullets will be subject to too much attention?
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    Date Night

    Who here does date night? Well more like date afternoon. I got 13 chicks, 5 pullets and 8 cockralls. I keep them separate but let them roam around together once or twice a week for a couple of hours, letting them do .... well .... chicken stuff. They are almost 6 months old. Seems...
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    International Black Copper Marans Thread - Breeding to the SOP

    , I think 7 is too skinny. Personally I like 1 and 2.
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    International Black Copper Marans Thread - Breeding to the SOP

    Handsome devil 8. He is heavy as well. He also has 2 or 3 white feathers as part of his wing.
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    International Black Copper Marans Thread - Breeding to the SOP

    Handsome devil 2. The numbering won't relate to any previous numbering. I won't reposted Handsome devil 1. He can be found at https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1122465/international-black-copper-marans-thread-breeding-to-the-sop/2380#post_17681749
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    International Black Copper Marans Thread - Breeding to the SOP

    Quote: Thanks again for the nice comments. It is quite encouraging. I will try to post pictures on Sunday.
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    International Black Copper Marans Thread - Breeding to the SOP

    I will post them soon. Here is picture of another one.
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    International Black Copper Marans Thread - Breeding to the SOP

    Quote: Thanks for the praise everyone. I DESERVE IT!!! I bet you all want to know all of my secrets!!! I am going to tell you. Get a pen and some paper ready. This is the first installment. I will provide all the gory details of my breeding techniques over hundreds of posts. Please do not...
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