Am I the only one....

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Quail_Antwerp, Sep 9, 2008.

  1. Quail_Antwerp

    Quail_Antwerp [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Mrs

    Aug 16, 2008
    Ohio
    who has quail antwerp belgiums? [​IMG]

    I love my pair! They are the most curious if all my chickens!

    Here's a pic of my Rooster Robert the Rocket! (got his name because he shoots straight out of the run!)

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  2. Jolyn

    Jolyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2008
    Northern California
    He's beautiful!![​IMG]
     
  3. krjwaj

    krjwaj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    His wings are long and straight? Is that particular to the breed? He is handsome!
     
  4. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    Adorable! I think you talked me into getting some [​IMG]
     
  5. Quail_Antwerp

    Quail_Antwerp [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Mrs

    Aug 16, 2008
    Ohio
    Quote:Yes, that is how his wings are supposed to be. His mate, Fran, just recently started her squatting.
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  6. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    she looks like an EE or arucana, or americana,,,,,(havent figured them 3 breeds out yet,,, dont think i wanta even try haha [​IMG] )
     
  7. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    wow i just googled em,, they are cool looking birds !
    Thanks fer sharing [​IMG]
     
  8. Quail_Antwerp

    Quail_Antwerp [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Mrs

    Aug 16, 2008
    Ohio
    Quote:Funny you say that, I was recently at another BYC'ers home and asked if a pic on her wall was an Antwerp hen, she said nope, Americana!! LOL

    Fran only weighs about 20 ozs and fits in my hand. Robert is just a little bit bigger, and taller, and weighs about a pound and a half.

    I am really praying to get a clutch or two of babies from them. They are so tiny as babies!

    We had three, but the other little one didn't make it. I am so thankful that we ended up having a pair!
     
  9. Kanchii

    Kanchii Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have a trio of show quality self blue d'Anvers. [​IMG] They are gorgeous, but mine dont trust people, and the rooster has terrible fertility.

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  10. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    wow,,, that small,,,haha,, look like 5 pounders in pic,,they are cute!
     

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