Arkansas Blue egg layers

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

  1. KittieChick

    KittieChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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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 Daily Digest Guru 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

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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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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  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    And I finally got a picture of the little dude

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  5. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member Project Manager

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    Very nice!

    Working crossing a ccl with him?
     
  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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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)
     
  7. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member Project Manager

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    Yes, they will be sexable.
     
  8. and then I will be buying those! [​IMG]
     
  9. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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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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