Arkansas Blue egg layers

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by 1muttsfan, Apr 16, 2014.

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  1. KittieChick

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    Rooster lives off premises, then? That makes sense. I was thinking how pushy my rooster is first thing in the morning and how I wish I could separate him during the evening/morning hours. :D
     
  2. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg Premium Member Project Manager

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    It is a good idea to separate them too. It is something people do with fertility problems and help with bare spots from over breeding.
     
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  3. 1muttsfan

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    I really love my little Arkansas rooster, he is the quietest rooster I have had, and he is very easy on the girls - I have seen him breeding on a regular basis, but no feather loss, and he is very easy going.
     
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    And I finally got a picture of the little dude

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    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg Premium Member Project Manager

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    Very nice!

    Working crossing a ccl with him?
     
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    Since I only have 1 Ab hen, I will put him over my 4 CL girls as well - should get some nice blue egg layers out of them, and they should also be sexable at hatch (at least that is my understanding)
     
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    Yes, they will be sexable.
     
  8. and then I will be buying those! [​IMG]
     
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    With any luck I will have eggs or chicks at Chicken stock :D
     
  10. Sweet, I will see you there.

    [​IMG]fingers crossed
     

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