2011 Chick order.

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by bledsoe95, Jan 30, 2011.

  1. bledsoe95

    bledsoe95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im thinking on ordering glw,slw, & the columbian wynadottes is this good does any1 have any opinions? I plan on getting 6 of each 5 hens & 1 rooster.
     
  2. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    Are you getting them for breeding? If so I would order at least 2 roosters in case one doesn't make it or is poor quality
     
  3. Pyncheon guy

    Pyncheon guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It depends what you want to do with them.... and where you got them from. If you want some good brown egg layers that are pretty colors and patterns....they are a great choice.... If you want to show them...hatchery stock rarely produces large fowl that are show winners...I would get them from a breeder that just raises..Wyandottes and has won with their birds...if you want to show them. I love the Columbiam wyandottes..... good choices![​IMG]
     
  4. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you cross a GLW rooster with SLW or CW hens you'll get red sexlinks... Just a thought! [​IMG]
     
  5. bledsoe95

    bledsoe95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just want them for eggs and just to have!
     
  6. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Agreed, always buy more than what you want to end up with at the end. That helps cover you incase a few dont make it and it helps you pic the best quality ones and sell the extras.
     
  7. wordgirl

    wordgirl One of the Shire-folk

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    Sounds wonderful! [​IMG] I'm not sure, though, if you'll need all three roosters for fifteen hens for just flock purposes. [​IMG] But I've only ever had one, so I really don't know. [​IMG]
     

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