BREEDING FOR PRODUCTION...EGGS AND OR MEAT.

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

  1. LindaB220

    LindaB220 Overrun With Chickens

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    I pretty much blew this off the first couple of times you mentioned it. Then one time I tried it. Yes, it works. I keep it by my bedside now. Thanks. :)
     
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  2. LindaB220

    LindaB220 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm sorry, can you explain the lure of black chicken? Better taste? WHAT?
     
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  3. Beekissed

    Beekissed True BYC Addict

    You and everyone else! [​IMG] I'm betting some on here who read that snorted and dismissed it out of hand. Some STILL won't try it but continue to complain of pain. I think most folks tend to poo poo something that seems so simple as not being strong enough to address the kind of pain THEY have....most have tried some heavy hitting drugs and sometimes even those don't work, but I have some pretty stiff pain going on nowadays and I wouldn't even recommend it if it didn't knock it down to size.

    You'll be needing that again any day now, won't you? I'm hoping it all goes well and you have a swift recovery, Miss Linda! [​IMG]
     
  4. bramblefir

    bramblefir Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A Sumatra might be a much cheaper and quicker alternative. Although I'm not sure how they compare in size to the Cemani? I would think that they're bigger than Silkies though. I have a pair of pullet chicks coming in a couple of weeks and I may just try the Langshan x Sumatra cross this fall.
     
  5. hellbender

    hellbender Overrun With Chickens

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    Grinder's Switch
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  6. DesertChic

    DesertChic Overrun With Chickens

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    Okay...I'm intrigued. What exactly do you do with the castor oil?
     
  7. dfr1973

    dfr1973 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have seen pics of large fowl Silkies at FeatherSite, and have heard of them here and there although what I read they aren't available here in the States. One of my four breeding projects is Silkies, and I am just crazy enough to try breeding them UP in size, especially as I have a buyer for any chicks I don't want (and still don't yet have the chicks!).
     
  8. dfr1973

    dfr1973 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am hoping she says topical application, and not ingestion. If one needs to ingest for the benefit ... [​IMG]
     
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  9. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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  10. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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