Australia - Six states..and that funny little island.

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by duckyfromoz, Nov 16, 2011.

  1. satay

    satay oz-e-chick

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    It sure is hot today. We hit 40c and humidity is really high. No winds here though, I use a sprinkler on top of my hen house if it gets too hot. Could put ice in there waterers as well as frozen watermelon and grapes frozen. I haven't done anything special for them today and they are doing fine. I turn on the sprinklers for a little while if it gets over 40c. Most of all make sure they have shade.
     
  2. appps

    appps Overrun With Chickens

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    Congrats :)

    They do look pretty cool those blue eggs. So tell me folks, are they a broodie breed too??
     
  3. rexy

    rexy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure Appps, but I have 2 of them, and one of them is broody. due to hatch in a week.:fl
     
  4. appps

    appps Overrun With Chickens

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    That doesn't sound promising then lol. Well promising for you :) but not as our next breed. I'm over broodies lol

    Hubby wants either light Sussex or Australorpes.
     
  5. rexy

    rexy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know, it might be unusual. Perhaps I shouldn't have said anything. :/ Others would know more.
     
  6. appps

    appps Overrun With Chickens

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    No its okay. Just dreaming of coloured eggs, think hubby would complain if he didn't get what he wanted for a change though anyway lol

    Someone had some beautiful Australorpes. They weren't just matt black, you could make out each feather. Beautiful. Maybe Ash?
     
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  7. rexy

    rexy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is natural for them to pant. It is a cooling mechanism. It doesn''t mean they are in distress. It doesn't really get hot enough here to be a huge problem if they have plenty of shade and water. Much hotter out at Satay's.
     
  8. rexy

    rexy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They were probably Blue australorps which are are lovely. CB & CG has lots of 'lorps. I also have a couple of young ones that came from really dark eggs, as dark as my darkest Marans eggs. Next breeding project!!! :D Shame you aren't closer. :frow
     
  9. rexy

    rexy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this is a blue one, Appps. Is that what you mean?
     
  10. Fancychooklady

    Fancychooklady Chicken Obsessed

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    I love the blue [​IMG]
     

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