Dominique and Buckeye

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by bob869007, Apr 21, 2017.

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    bob869007 Out Of The Brooder

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    My wife and have a bit of a hobby farm starting. We currently raise rabbits as food and we are just getting started producing fertile eggs. I have 2 hens brooding now, a Standard size OEG and a Silkie. Right now I am using these breeds to hatch eggs and we have our first clutches due soon. I would love to have birds that are better free rangers than the RIRs. I am looking for breeders of non-production or old bloodline, not sure how to say it, of both Buckeyes and Dominiques. I live in Southern Oregon so anywhere near there or possibly shipping? I am after birds that are a) great free rangers b) brooders, gotta be broody and c) egg production those are my priorities in order. From what I have been researching these 2 breeds sound hard to beat based on that criteria. I'm not looking to start a debate of what is better blah............... Just looking for contacts. So any assistance is greatly appreciated. I am planning to replace my production red RIR with these breeds. Thank you.

    Bob
     
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    Oh and our 2 blue heelers eat the same meat we eat, they get all the soup critters and we share the friers. Uncooked for them of course :)
     
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    Decided on RIRs instead. I have a flock of the production type. I'll be looking for the Old type
     

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