BABY CHICKS

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by bill1221, Feb 13, 2015.

  1. bill1221

    bill1221 In the Brooder

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    I was wondering if anyone knows about Black Broilers of Ameracauna Pullets? I am trying to raise a couple hens for decent eggs.
    Thanks!
    Bill
     
  2. I do not, but I will say welcome to BYC. Hope you find what you are looking for.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Sorry I have never heard of those either. Maybe if you put "Black Broilers," in the search box - something will come up.
     
  4. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. .....

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    Are you looking at a particular hatchery where they have the black broilers listed? It may be a proprietary name they have chosen to market a particular hybrid under so knowing the source would be helpful.
    For Ameraucanas - I will only say that you will want to be careful of your source if you are wanting true Ameraucanas. Most hatcheries selling Ameraucanas (or Americanas) are actually selling Easter Eggers which are mixed breed birds vs. the true pure bred Ameraucana. One exception I know if is Meyer which does offer true Ameraucana and also Easter Eggers. Generally, unless you are working with a reputable breeder and/or paying a premium prices from a reputable hatchery with true stock you are getting Easter Eggers, no matter what label the seller has put on them.
     
  5. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. .....

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  6. bill1221

    bill1221 In the Brooder

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    These two types of chicks Ameraucana Pullets and Black Broilers I think, although bought locally, come from Ideal Farms in Cameron TX. Any imput ?
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined us.

    I haven't had any experience with Black Broilers or purebred Ameraucanas. But, you can read reviews on the Ameraucana breed here: Ameraucana
     
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  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO.

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

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  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined us!

    I haven't had experience with either of those breeds, so I unfortunately can't help.
     

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