A Bielefelder Thread !

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by faysel, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. Chickielady

    Chickielady Spiritwood Farms Premium Member

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    Mine have layed all winter..................and I might add BIG EGGS as in BIG to the point I worry about prolapse...................but I have a huge mass in the bator >>>[​IMG]
     
  2. Chickielady

    Chickielady Spiritwood Farms Premium Member

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    you oughta try Jersey Giants, they'll eat ya outa house & home for MONTHS, so will Buckeyes, for that matter [​IMG]
     
  3. stryker

    stryker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You are not kidding about buckeyes eating alot.
     
  4. jbkirk

    jbkirk A Learning Breeder

    Is this with lights or without?
     
  5. DesertChic

    DesertChic Overrun With Chickens

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    My first Biel named Bosch turned 1 week old today...and he's a poser! LOL!

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  6. mamidei

    mamidei Out Of The Brooder

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    Gertrude and Gretel. Hatched March 1st. I'm so excited to have them!
     
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  7. DesertChic

    DesertChic Overrun With Chickens

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    I have a Gretel too! LOL! They're adorable!
     
  8. DMRippy

    DMRippy Pallet Queen Premium Member

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    My new cockerel came in the mail the other day. Found him running around the shop today LOL Can't wait to start hatching! I hate 2 eggs a day going to waste, but they are good eating eggs.
     
  9. jbkirk

    jbkirk A Learning Breeder

    Very cute (I'm amazed he has about 1/8" shorter feathers then my aussies at 3 weeks[​IMG])
     
  10. DesertChic

    DesertChic Overrun With Chickens

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    It might be because of how I feed them. I use higher protein feed of 20% - 24% protein supplemented with crushed hard boiled egg and meal worms, plus fresh greens (and chick grit) right from the start. I've found that all of my birds feather out more quickly and grow better when I up their protein for the first 6-10 weeks, depending on the breed. I feed them dry food for the first week and have now switched to fermented feed. It's just what works for me. [​IMG]
     

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