Delawares

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by act5860, Jan 23, 2013.

  1. act5860

    act5860 Out Of The Brooder

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    Would like someone to point me in the right direction. Am planning to move to coastal South Carolina this coming summer and would like to raise Delawares starting the following spring. Want to learn as much as possible about them prior to the move.

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  2. wekiva bird

    wekiva bird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Hello and [​IMG] I live near Ft. Jackson Army Base. I have Delawares I love them .Some of the chickens in south carolina and other states also, had fowl poxs due to a warm winter, last summer some of us gave the fowl pox vaccine. You might want to think about that.
     
  3. act5860

    act5860 Out Of The Brooder

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    I took basic training at Ft Jackson in 1968.
     
  4. Jake Levi

    Jake Levi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Interesting, I left there in Feb 61. I'd applied to Clemson but instead went to Ohio State in Columbus Ohio. I am sure that Delawares will do well in SC.

    I have never vaccinated for pox here in MI but having heard of outbreaks I will vaccinate for everything this year, it just needs to be. My other livestock are vaccinated and the chickens are no less in need of protection.

    I also hope to attend some shows this year so doubly need to vaccinate my own. Not that I am going to show this year. Unless its just exhibiting.
     
  5. Jake Levi

    Jake Levi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So who is going to have some chicks or hatching eggs of Delawares this spring?
     
  6. wekiva bird

    wekiva bird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Going to start hatching in March, April,maybe May.. Then start again in the fall.Might have a few eggs beween the hatchings.
     

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