Denizli Longcrowers

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by vetgirl00us, Jan 24, 2011.

  1. vetgirl00us

    vetgirl00us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought some eggs from Ebay- they came from Florida. I just candled and 6 out of 7 are fertile at 4 days incubation. Very excited! I hope these are legit. I msgd the seller and they said their avg crow time of the roos in their flock is 10-12 seconds. Hope they all hatch and I get at least a roo or two!
     
  2. pdsavage

    pdsavage Sussex Monarch

    Mar 27, 2008
    NW,Missouri
    Good luck on a roo,me i would go nuts with a long crower.
     
  3. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just followed a link on this site to a Youtube clip of one of these bad boys. He crowed for 30 seconds!
    I thought he was going to choke and collapse he went on so long. I'd never heard of them till today...
    Good luck with your hatch, I hope it all goes well!

    Edit: P.S. This is the only post I've seen where people actually WANT to hatch out roos. LOL!
     
    Last edited: Jan 25, 2011
  4. Celtic Hill

    Celtic Hill Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 7, 2010
    Scotland CT
    Quote:I was just thinking, wouldn't it suck if they got all hens in this hatch!?
     
  5. vetgirl00us

    vetgirl00us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Funny things....when I need pullets, I hatch roos. Like in the case of seramas you'll get 95% roos to pullets if you use an incubator and not a broody and with my large fowl Jerseys, I wanted one roo and got all pullets until the second set of eggs I bought, I got ONE roo lol.
     
  6. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The longcrower hens don't hav a long egg song or something?
     

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