A Bielefelder Thread !

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

  1. DMRippy

    DMRippy Pallet Queen Premium Member

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    I would say for Marans egg productions you get 4-5 eggs a week as opposed to white leghorns that will lay everyday for 10 days.... but some of that has to do with breeding for better laying. Marans tend to lay in cycles, really well for a couple of months then slack off for a few months.
     
  2. kittydoc

    kittydoc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For those of you who process your cockerels, at what age do you get a broiler sized bird? Also, is the low feed efficiency for layers mostly when they are young and still growing?
     
  3. MsRiderUp

    MsRiderUp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,

    I'd be interested in picking up some hatching eggs. Am in Northwest Georgia. Have been looking for Bielefelders in the area. Please PM me when you have some available.
     
  4. Ron Skekel

    Ron Skekel Overrun With Chickens

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    My hatch went well. 3 pairs of Bielefelders . So 6 out of seven eggs hatched.10 CCL out of 12 eggs. Plus 5 black chickens out of 6 eggs.
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    This is most still have a few in the incubator.
     
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  5. Stekewood

    Stekewood Out Of The Brooder

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    Go my first egg from my 3 hens on Friday and three more over the weekend. Happy days!

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  6. Ron Skekel

    Ron Skekel Overrun With Chickens

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    This is todays eggs this is the biggest egg, chicken egg I've ever seen. Pam
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  7. Cody A

    Cody A Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all,

    I've got about 60 Bielefelder eggs in the incubator on day 5. Some are the 2011 import and some the 2013. I'm curious if anyone knows of another strain being imported this year or anytime soon?
     
  8. DMRippy

    DMRippy Pallet Queen Premium Member

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    I found a cockerel! Yea! In a couple of months I should be in full hatching mode! I have 2 more girls that should be coming online SOON too! WHAAAA WHOOOO! This has been the hardest breed to get in a long time LOL. One thing after another.
     
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  9. elizmartin

    elizmartin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Mother used to say, When the student is ready the master will appear……now Your ready…. [​IMG]
     
  10. DMRippy

    DMRippy Pallet Queen Premium Member

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    LOL.... she is right!
     

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