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    Partridge silkie roo hatched mid March needs new flock- York county pa

    beautiful color. $5 to ensure pet home. I’m keeping his hatch mate- I have too many roos. Pick up only York county pa
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    Lavender marans project

    Questions: Picking up lavender marans chicks... looking to continue the marans quality with the lavender color. I am of the understanding they were creating using bcm over a lav orp. Soooo.. do I wait til they grow up... pick the best of the group... cross them together and then cross the...
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    Lavender marans project

    Questions: Picking up lavender marans chicks... looking to continue the marans quality with the lavender color. I am of the understanding they were creating using bcm over a lav orp. Soooo.. do I wait til they grow up... pick the best of the group... cross them together and then cross the...
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    2 blue Plymouth Rock (hybrid) pullets and asst cockerels- se pa

    I have two extra blue Plymouth Rock pullets id like to rehome they were hatched mid April. I can pair them with an f2 OE, a copper marans, or an ameracauna... all of which I have too many boys Pickup near zip 17309
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    York county pa extra alarm clocks

    Local pick up only I have several extras! Cream legbar bred by the merry hen F2 OE Oe x marans bred by willow roost Blue Plymouth Rock hybrids from freedom ranger hatchery And blue or black marans from deer run farm. All beautiful birds ranging from hatch date March to late April. Pick...
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    Lockdown in pa- hova bator ?????s

    I just locked down my eggs. A seller had suggested placing them in an egg carton for hatching. Should they be on their side instead???
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    Guinea eggs

    Any difference in these??? I have 7 coming...
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    Freedom Ranger hens with Black Australorp roo

    Thinking about holding two hens to cross with my BA roo... Any thoughts? What will be the process time? My thought is then I can hatch some for my own consumption... I dont NEED them to grow this ridiculously fast...
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    So far so good but tips to keep it that way...

    So I have an incubator set with deathlayer, SFH, 55 flowery, blue barnevelder, and bantam silver barnevelder. They were set may 16 and may 19 so I candled this am and all look good (I removed a total of 5 eggs prior to this). My temp is monitored by a separate thermometer (and each incubator I...
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    Help me understand- some questions

    I used to think I was smart... Then I decided to try to get into chicken genetics... And I failed chemistry in college... so keep this in mind.. I was an English major Sooo... When one puts a type of rooster over a type of hen what determines what you get? IE.. if your goal is an Easter Egger...
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    New coops!!!!

    I’ve been a fiend on marketplace lately as I have babies in the incubators... Picked up a few steals... some decent sized for older birds and some for moving the 2-3 week olds birds (I have my 2 week old meat birds with a MHP in one now) Built two brooder boxes as well! (The big run missing...
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    8-9 week old silkies

    Any guesses???? Reddish partridge, white, and darker Partridge
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    Jiffy wing bands

    I ordered custom wing bands from Pinnon hatch... they arrive tomorrow.. So what age do you put them on the birds? Is there an age you can’t do it anymore? An age that’s too young? Help!
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    Best tips for hatching mailed eggs?

    I’ve ordered a few eggs to set in two different incubators... both hova Bators with auto turners.. What is YOUR tip for success with these shipped hatching eggs? I’m scared I won’t be successful and I kind of started big...
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    Freedom ranger and color yield countdown!

    Picked up my birds at the hatchery uesterday! 5 freedom rangers and 6 color yields (they added the 6th) I placed them in a tote with heat lamp for now (my day off is tomorrow Thursday and Friday) til I can set up their brooder and mama heating pad (hoping this allows them To feather out more...
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    Found a baby opposum

    Heard it last night and couldn’t figure out what it was... it’s under the stairs by the coop so I think the mom was trying to get the chickens and the baby fell off (there was only one and that’s unusual) So now I know I need to make sure the run is totally secure for daytime use ONLY...
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    Asst bantam bin at TSC...

    I couldn’t resist! Heck we are already building another coop this week for my bachelor flock what’s another for my silkies and bantams? But can you tell me what these cute little bundles of fun are? I picked lively ones so I probably got all cockerels smh... Chick 1
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    Tell me it isn’t so... black Australorps

    I believe they are 4-5 weeks... I think I got them 4/11 and they were either 1 or two weeks... They were sexed PULLETS... But ummmmmm Sorry for confusion this is one bird (I purchased 5 as sexed pullets but this little one... as you can see)
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    Bachelor pad in view or not?

    I have a few options to separate my boys out to let them grow up while I make decisions on who stays and who goes into the freezer... they’re oldest at 8 weeks right now... do I allow them view of the main coop and thus the girls and flock? Or do I move them out of sight and let them grow up...
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    Blue Plymouth Rock roo x barred rock hen

    What will come out of that? Will it be barred? Will it be a head spot for males still? Just curious as I was going to put my two barred rocks in my blue Plymouth flock and wondered what I got if I hatch one out
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