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    Hello From Florida

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    Hello From Florida

    1. I first started with chickens in 2009; I incubated welsummer eggs from eggs purchased at a backyard swap I learned of here on BYC and purchased shipped Delaware Blue Hen eggs also advertised here on BYC. 2. I have 11 chickens presently; just egglayers and one bantam cockerel. 3. My breeds are...
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    Just wanted to share that one of your Black Copper Marans eggs hatched out last spring grew up to be Grand Champion for a 4Her at our county fair! I need to get some more eggs to hatch because she got rid of all the males, and the judge said she needed to continue this line of Marans.
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    B/B/S Double Laced Barnevelder Hatching Eggs

    I received 18 shipped eggs and 15 hatched - beautiful chicks; thanks again!
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    My TSC "Red Pullet" has ENORMOUS feet and legs

    From my experience raising different breeds of chicks, the pink to red tinge has helped me the most in early detecting. Since your BLRW have rose combs, you wouldn't be able to see much of a size difference at first (like with a single comb), so the color change might help you more.
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    My TSC "Red Pullet" has ENORMOUS feet and legs

    Couple of things you can watch for that may help in the next few weeks to identify the sex... if its little comb starts turning pink, it's probably male. Pullets' combs stay pale white or yellow until just before they start to lay (5 months & older). Also, in many breeds, the females feather out...
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    So, I received 14 eggs from Brian, shipped from Arkansas to Florida. 13 made it to the hatcher, and 12 hatched! These are some robust little chicks! Thanks so much, Brian.
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    Email Teresa Margita at [email protected] She and Cindy Kinard live in the Arcadia area and hold workshops and swaps for purebred show quality birds for 4-hers.
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    Modern game bantams...

    They are too cute! I have my first Modern eggs in the incubator due to hatch in a couple of weeks (Birchen, BBred, Silver Blue, and Splash).
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    Newnan Georgia show Feb 16-17

    I believe they have their catalog posted now on their website:
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    Brooksville, FL - BYC chicken and animal swap - Saturday August 18th, 2012 ----9am - 1pm

    I'm going to try to come; if I do, I'll be bringing a black Dutch Bantam Pair, some Pyncheon/OEGB mix bantams, and some blue, black & splash OEGB.
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    UPCOMING FLORIDA Swaps/Sales/Shows/Events/Fairs - GEORGIA too

    Anyone going to this swap this Sat. in Plant City? I'm going; I'll have a black Dutch Bantam pair, some OEGB (Blue, Black, Splash), and some Pyncheon/OEGB cross bantam pairs. Family Feed store Swap Meet Every month on the second Saturday 8am - 12pm 3669 Paul Buchman Hwy Plant City, FL.
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    July 28th, Hilltop Farm Swap meet, Dunnellon, FL

    Great to meet & see all the BYC peeps; thanks so much, Alieda, for always being such a gracious host!
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    July 28th, Hilltop Farm Swap meet, Dunnellon, FL

    Running late but will be there; probably around 9am.
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