Andalusians

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by plymouthrockFarm123, Jul 4, 2008.

  1. plymouthrockFarm123

    plymouthrockFarm123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can people please post pics of there andalusians cuz i dont know much about them and i am getting one soon. and can you tell me what ther personality? like friendly mean broody etc
     
  2. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    This is Merryweather. I do not have her anymore, she disappeared one day. She was sweet but flighty and flew VERY well, I had to keep her wing clipped. When she got board she picked everyones feathers so I had to keep her busy all the time. I liked her and I would love a small flock of them one day. You do need to be careful of the Roosters Combs if you live where it gets very cold as they are frostbitten easily.

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  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    They are so beautiful, but from what I hear, they almost have to be free range because they don't bear confinment well.
     
  4. lauralou

    lauralou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4 Andalusian pullets, 15 weeks old. I really like them. Mine are very friendly. They are also very active, and they do fly well, higher and further than any of my other chickens. Mine free range.

    They are very amusing birds, always into something. Here they are harassing the cat...

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    And here, just being pretty...

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  5. revelu

    revelu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, glad to see this thread! I have two newly-hatched Blue Andalusian babies in the brooder!
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    Vicki in Michigan
     
  6. punkin

    punkin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are my 2 Blue Andalusians. They aren't mean at all and seem to be doing well in the run. They certainly are the "pigs" of the hen house - first in line for treats and try to follow me out the door for more!
     
  7. plymouthrockFarm123

    plymouthrockFarm123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok thank you everyone! i have a 12 year old daughter who wants a chicken a pretty one so i might be getting her a blue andalusian. A couple more questions ae they friendly? how high would the fence have to be so they dont fly over? should we clip its wings?

    Thank you to everyone who posted
     
  8. Buckguy20

    Buckguy20 OKIE MOSES

    Apr 13, 2007
    Choctaw Oklahoma
    Mine did fine in confinement. They don't go broody and while mine were not flighty they werent real friendly either.
     

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