So the exact pairings so far. There are 2 of them with 8 eggs each so a total of 16 eggs unless I get a bigger incubator and space before spring.
Jasper X Onyx - 2 eggs
Silver X Marshmallow - 2 eggs
Jasper X Pearl - 2 eggs
Jasper X Opal - 2 eggs
Romeo X Juliet - 4 eggs...
The Jasper to Opal pairing isnt the only one I am doing this spring/summer. These are all the chickens involved in this, I'll tell you the exact pairings once I pull up the list on my computer
pics 1 and 2- Jasper- EE mix
Pic 3- Jaspers mom (not in the pairings but you guys wanted to see...
Ok great! I'm waiting until spring so I can brood outside, my coop has electricity but it's still probably better to wait, I'm also hoping to have a bigger incubator so I can do more than 8 eggs at a time, i have my eyes on one at my feed store so maybe
A little name and family tree real fast
Blue EE- Frost
Sapphire splash- sapphire
Production Red mix- paprika
Frost X Paprika = Jasper
Frost X Sapphier = Opal
Jasper X Opal = ?
The pics below are of frost
So I'm making breeding plans for this spring, not for any special reason just a personal project. The question is, if I have a hen and a rooster who have the same dad but different mothers, would it be bad if I bred them? They are half siblings but I dont know if that would affect the...
So my SLW rooster Romeo is a bad victim of two feather picking hens, Paprika and Fawn. He has no feathers on his tail. What I'm going to start now is scrambling eggs to give them some protein and maybe even an extra protein food. Then when this spring comes and it starts getting warmer I am...
Glad you liked it. This is going to be the thread where I post pics and tell stories of what's going on with my flock as the events happen. This super long post is just the names and discribtion of everyone.