Does anyone sell freedom ranger hatching eggs?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by krcote, Jan 21, 2011.

  1. krcote

    krcote Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've searched and searched! Hoping that BYC will come through once again!
     
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  2. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 1, 2009
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  3. krcote

    krcote Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks SpringChickens, explains a lot [​IMG]
     
  4. SteveH

    SteveH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:You might contact Meyers in Ohio , they don't have them listed in their fertile egg list ; but they do sell a red broiler chick so ..................
    http://www.meyerhatchery.com/index.a5w
     
  5. Mrs. Mucket

    Mrs. Mucket Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have fertile eggs from a FR rooster and FR hens, but we're not sure what their offspring will turn out like. The hatchery chicks are first generation hybrids.
     
  6. jadell

    jadell Out Of The Brooder

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    Mrs. Mucket :

    I have fertile eggs from a FR rooster and FR hens, but we're not sure what their offspring will turn out like. The hatchery chicks are first generation hybrids.

    I wouldn't mind an update on this one Mrs. Mucket!​
     
  7. Mrs. Mucket

    Mrs. Mucket Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I wouldn't mind an update on this one Mrs. Mucket!

    Well...we have hatched several chicks in three batches (now age 4 weeks, 12 weeks, and 16 weeks). Their conformation, size, and personality are similar to that of the parent stock. Interestingly, they achieved similar bulk and weight by age 12 weeks even without the meat bird feed I fed the parents. The chicks' coloring has been all over the place. Our rooster was a colorful barred FR and most of the chicks have had pale to bright barring of various colors. We have also crossed RIR and BO hens with our FR rooster, and the FR genes clearly gave some size to at least one (the others are too young to tell). I'll try to post some photos and weights soon.
     
  8. emptynesterMom

    emptynesterMom Out Of The Brooder

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    I would like to hear about you results with this too, Mrs Mucket. I have a new batch of FR in the brooder now and have been considering keeping a few to try my hand at cross breeding. Thanks for the updates.
     
  9. Mrs. Mucket

    Mrs. Mucket Chillin' With My Peeps

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