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Sagitta - From Dunlap Hatchery

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    Dual Purpose
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    Large Fowl
    The Sagitta is a dual purpose bird that is a cross between a Rhode Island Red, New Hampshire Red and Cornish Cross. They are a heavy, docile breed that will provide large eggs as well as a nice size bird on the table.
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  1. 5Sons Coop
    "Healthy chicks"
    There a couple days old and very heathy...I will keep you updated.
    12 days old lots of energy very heathy. They are in a small coop now, poor weather I have been struggling to keep them warm but they are doing fine being raised alongside 10 Cornish X.
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  1. 5Sons Coop
    If you are looking for a great dual purpose bird look no farther. I get almost and egg a day all year. The egg size is just a hair smaller then the huge eggs I get from my production reds, but still a nice XL egg to be proud of. They puck easier than any chicken I've ever plucked and there large size makes it worth doing. The one rooster I kept (10 months old now) is as large as any Cornish cross I have raised. The hens have nice weight too. I have also had great success hatching there eggs. They are not aggressive, very curious, and just a great chicken. My second generation just started laying and I can not say enough about this breed.
  2. 5Sons Coop
    The indroduction to the coop of 15 other chickens went well. All are very strong energetic birds. The only aggression is an eye to eye strutting standoff that is fun to watch. Great feet and legs good weight., I have nothing bad to say about this breed so far, but they are not laying yet.

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