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  1. Lensters

    Oregon Fall Poultry Swap - October 22 - Corvallis @ the Fairgrounds!!!

    We were just out in the barn loading all the not living items and I noticed the pile of snow tire chains I start selling about this time of year. My craigslist ad. Email me if you want me to bring a pair to the swap. .
  2. Lensters

    Lavender Orpington project ....

    Quote: They look pretty good. Much better than most "lav orps" I see.
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    Oregon Fall Poultry Swap - October 22 - Corvallis @ the Fairgrounds!!!

    Quote: Actually Lavender is a "self-blue" gene and should only be bred into blacks not carrying other modifier or recessive genes. For more info than you would ever want (though pretty easy to read)... http://kippenjungle.nl/basisEN.htm
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    Oregon Fall Poultry Swap - October 22 - Corvallis @ the Fairgrounds!!!

    Yes, lavender is a completely different gene. Remind me at the swap and I'll pull out my book and we can look at the differences.
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    Oregon Fall Poultry Swap - October 22 - Corvallis @ the Fairgrounds!!!

    Quote: Wow, I'd be complaining. It is splash not lav and no beard so the Ameraucana half was really an EE.
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    Oregon Fall Poultry Swap - October 22 - Corvallis @ the Fairgrounds!!!

    Just getting on to post about my Coturnix quail. If you are wanting some PM or email me before Saturday morning as I'll be processing all of them that aren't spoken for. As for Lav Orps in the Willamette Valley, you really have to be careful. There are people profiting from this fad, even...
  7. Lensters

    First time ever eating rabbit....

    Domestic rabbit tastes like a very good chicken. Very mild and extremely tender. Jack rabbits on the other hand are really gamey and tough.
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    Brower Brooders

    I have older Brower Brooders for $50 each. All work fine with recent attractor bulbs and wafer thermostats. Buy four or more and get the rack they are on. Buy all six and you can have them and the rack for $250. I won't ship them but might deliver in the PNW for a reasonable fee.
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    VWR Scientific Incubator Model 1555

    Nice big side-by-side scientific incubator. The details of the unit can be found on VWR's website: https://www.vwrsp.com/catalog/product/index.cgi?product_id=4777412 If used for hatching eggs modifications will be needed to keep air fresh. Will not ship but may deliver within the PNW for a...
  10. Lensters

    Oregon Fall Poultry Swap - October 22 - Corvallis @ the Fairgrounds!!!

    Wow, 65 pages already! My have list: Equipment brower brooders - $50 ea VWR 1555 lab incubator - $150 cat waterers - $6 ea rabbit water bottles - $2.50 ea large rabbit nestboxes - $7.50 ea 24x24 wire rabbit cage w/ feeder - $15 ea 18x24 wire rabbit cage w/ feeder - $10 ea BYC Cookbooks - $10...
  11. Lensters

    Oregon Spring Poultry Swap April 23, 2011 in Canby!!!

    I just came to check out the thread and see that I'm 175 post behind. I read a few pages but decided against trying to catch up. I'm planning on bringing most everything on my list plus some books and a few other misc items. The things I need to know about are the roost, the wooden nestboxes...
  12. Lensters

    (12) 1 dozen of my lavendar orpingtons

    What lines are these? Some of the body types look like Hinks other are a bit smoother.
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    Oregon Spring Poultry Swap April 23, 2011 in Canby!!!

    Quote: Portable might not be the best description, maybe moveable? It is 4 foot by 4 foot with three roosts, the top one is about three feet off the ground. The rabbit cages are 24 inches x 24 inches and 18 inches x 24 inches. Everyone wants my rabbit carriers, I'm keeping them.
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    Oregon Spring Poultry Swap April 23, 2011 in Canby!!!

    My updated list: Equipment - six old Brower commercial brooders (free shelving system with purchase of four or more) - a portable roost - a set of homemade nestboxes Birds - all my Marans breeders: Blues, Blue Coppers and Black Coppers - a few Delaware x White Rhode Island nearing...
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    Grr, okay, what breeds should I get?

    Quote: BO - body odor, well most places here it probably means Buff Orpington
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    they're hatching!!!!! and they are sooo fast

    I've done that a few times with no adverse affects that I've noticed. Just make sure that they don't get much medicated chick starter, it can make the males sterile.
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    Oregon Spring Poultry Swap April 23, 2011 in Canby!!!

    Quote: Nice looking guy, though I sold him as a blue egg, Easter Egger.
  18. Lensters

    The Welsummer Thread!!!!

    Quote: You know I can't afford them. I guess that you'll have to build another pen. I can lend you a roo if you need. BTW those pullets in the picture were from the same hatch.
  19. Lensters

    The Welsummer Thread!!!!

    Quote: Okay, I am a little dense and may need some guidance......I'm guessing the pullet on the right is from eggs you hatched from me? Yes, the big one with brighter color is from you.
  20. Lensters

    The Welsummer Thread!!!!

    PinkChick... Here is a picture showing a pullet from your stock and a pullet that is a cross between other breeder I got eggs from... No leg band needed to differentiate between these lines. Oh, the leg color of the little one isn't anywhere close to that dark, they are actually lighter...
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