Blue Andalusian thread!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Mrs. Fluffy Puffy, Jan 29, 2010.

  1. Bizzybirdy

    Bizzybirdy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 18 purebred blue laced Andalusians plus several mixed that closely resemble purebreds.These from a single hen that I had gotten several years ago. Andalusians are not broody...an EE sat and hatched the Andalusian's eggs. I really liked this original hen and so ordered 16 more last year from Welp hatchery.

    The girls are always curious, friendly and pretty but can and do effortlessly fly over the 6' ft. fence that encloses the pen and will, except for two that insist on roosting in my Gazeebo, fly back to go inside the chicken house at night. They lay large white eggs all year around. The only down side to owning these is I bring the 3 beautiful roos inside when the temps go very low, like tonight it is 14 degrees, as they have extremely large combs and wattles which will freeze.
     
  2. Aschenfire

    Aschenfire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just wanted to chime in with my *crowing* about my Blue Andalusian babies. I have two pullets right now, and wish I'd gotten more. I am planning to add at least two more. I adore them!! Dora and Maria are almost three weeks old, and they are the most people oriented birds in my little flock. They just seem to love to hang out with me when I go out to visit with the peeps. And not to mention, they are gorgeous!
     
  3. Hens and Roos

    Hens and Roos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you able to add some type of heat source in your chicken house for when the nights are colder? We have several breeds besides the Andalusians which have large combs and with a little extra heat they get through our winters pretty good.
     
  4. Christie Rhae

    Christie Rhae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gosh I can't wait till I have blue andalusians! For now I just read and look at pics. lol!
     
  5. Hens and Roos

    Hens and Roos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When are you getting some?
     
  6. Christie Rhae

    Christie Rhae Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. MrsMoonCat

    MrsMoonCat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Andalusians are my favorites. I have bunch due to hatch in a week and about 18 more going into the incubator on Monday. I bought a new trio to add some size to my birds so I can't wait for the babies. They are such a neat breed to have.
     
  8. Hens and Roos

    Hens and Roos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good Luck with your eggs!! Ours always seem to hatch like popcorn- one starts and the rest follow!
     
  9. Hens and Roos

    Hens and Roos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So how many eggs are you getting?
     
  10. Christie Rhae

    Christie Rhae Chillin' With My Peeps

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