Does anybody have african crowned cranes?

Discussion in 'Ornamental Fowl (Swans, etc.)' started by ninny, Dec 11, 2009.

  1. ninny

    ninny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    IL side of the QCA
    Does anybody have these guys. They are just awesome and mcmurrays sells them. Where could i find some info on them?
     
  2. spectrumranch

    spectrumranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Yes, What info are you looking for?
     
  3. ninny

    ninny Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2007
    IL side of the QCA
    Really anything. I can't even find what they eat.
     
  4. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    What do chicks go for on those things... i know someone with a pair of them... just beautiful birds.
     
  5. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

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    The cheapest I have ever seen any is $1500 I know several people with them, The eat crane feed, no honestly they make it. Contact me and I can put you in touch with some of the finest breeders in the country. Never even think of buying something like this from a hatchery. I assure you Mc Murry doesnt own any, they are subbed out from other breeders at best and drop shipped, just find a private breeder after you have done a tremendous amount of home work on them, they are very specialized and not for the beginer, shoot, not even for a lot of seasoned pros!
    Best wishes, pm me for more info, these guys also have the west african crowned cranes, and demoiselle crane
     
  6. purelypoultry

    purelypoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Purely Poultry will be offering African Crowned Cranes in 2010 as well. I just can't figure out how to categorize them on our website.
     
  7. DMFarm

    DMFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is a picture of our pair of the East African Crown Cranes. They eat a crane diet made buy mazuri

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  8. Boggy Bottom Bantams

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    Nice ones Doug! You were one of the breeders I was referring too actually in my previous post, you and Sid
     
  9. horseshoecreekranch

    horseshoecreekranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Sid does have some nice cranes. He is just down the road from me, so I get to see all of the cool stuff [​IMG]
     
  10. Boggy Bottom Bantams

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    I hear ya! What about those oscelatted turkeys! My God, I 'd love to see them in person, very jealous!
     

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