BREEDING FOR PRODUCTION...EGGS AND OR MEAT.

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by hellbender, Dec 27, 2013.

  1. Beer can

    Beer can Chicken Obsessed

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    A lot of good points here. So glad I subscribed to this thread, y'all are so passionate in what your doing and what your talking about. I haven't seen any of this on any other thread. Now I'm going to have to start from the beginning and read the whole darn thing Lol! Guess that's what I'll have to do to find hellbender's feed recipe anyway Lol.
     
  2. jbkirk

    jbkirk A Learning Breeder

    When you find it please post the page number.
    Thanks MK
     
  3. ocap

    ocap Overrun With Chickens

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    go to Hellbender's profile and find all his posts, I remember it on another thread. It might have been one or two years ago.
     
  4. DesertChic

    DesertChic Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks for the recommendation! I just located a copy and ordered it.
     
  5. southernmomma

    southernmomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. southernmomma

    southernmomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't find the specific post now about the keel bone and feeling for condition/fat but I have a question. If I'm holding a chicken and the running my fingers down her keel bone, should the flesh on either side of it be even with the leading edge of the keel bone or should it slope towards her back so that the keel bone is more like the peak of a ridge? What, generally speaking, indicates good weight. Generally speaking...I realize there will be varietal and line differences.

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  7. hellbender

    hellbender Overrun With Chickens

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    I honestly don't feel like typing out my feed 'Formula' again. If someone know's how/where to find it and want's to copy it to here, I surely wouldn't mind at all! [​IMG]
     
  8. southernmomma

    southernmomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member Project Manager

    I can't find it--was it removed?
     
  10. hellbender

    hellbender Overrun With Chickens

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    Not by me and I can't see why any moderator would want to remove it.?? It seems they had plenty of time to remove it before I took my sabbatical if it bothered anyone.
     

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