Dominique Thread!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Dixiedoodle, Feb 26, 2010.

  1. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    Seems that many of the people who have contacted me about Dominique egss have changed their mind for various reasons. I've arranged for someone to take over the flock once I have supplied eggs to everyone that was interested. This is kind of a last call-if you want eggs fron my flock contact me ASAP. If there's no more interest I'll have the new owner come pick them up.
     
  2. wsmith

    wsmith Chillin' With My Peeps

    Got the perimeter fence done today!

    Candled the eggs again today, day 14. 1 was a dud, another 4 seemed odd, left them in. Most of the remaining 13 look good, with a few questionable ons mixed in. We'll see next weekend.....
     
  3. flitter

    flitter Chillin' With My Peeps


    I did P.M. for some eggs and just wanted to say I think you'll be missed in the Dom breeding world. You have/had? lovely birds. I hope you'll still be on the thread I've gotten lots of sound advice from you.
     
  4. Sumatra503

    Sumatra503 Kozy Orchard Farms

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    Looks like I'm now in the dominique breeding world! I'm picking up my flock tomorrow! 2 1 year old Cocks, 3 hens, and 41 chicks!

    They are all either purely Urch/Turnland or half Urch/Turnland Dominiques. I'm so excited and I'm looking forward to many years of breeding these wonderful birds!
     
  5. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks for the feedback. I'll still be around & you can always PM me. I've enjoyed the Dominiques & in all modesty do feel like I contributed to their resurgance. It's a question of resources [as in time & energy]. I was elected to the bench last fall so now I'm a judge in court as well as a poultry judge. That's taking up quite a bit of my time & something had to give.
     
  6. wsmith

    wsmith Chillin' With My Peeps

    Got 10 newly hatched chicks out of 18 shipped eggs. Not too bad I guess. All appear healthy.

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  7. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    I am getting a late seasonal start with my dominque project owing to delay in getting brood pens in place. Gonna have more numbers this year. Target is 200.
     
  8. flitter

    flitter Chillin' With My Peeps

    200 Dominiques?
     
  9. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    At hatch. Culling occurs almost daily from that point on. By late fall number will be reduced to 30 tops. Then repeat each year.
     
  10. flitter

    flitter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Great! with those numbers are you seeing lots of "improvement"? My numbers run smaller 30-40 at hatch and 10-12 for over winter . Only 3-4 are bred and the rest are laying hens. Small time operation.
     

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