Frank Reese barred rooster

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by emmashadow24, Sep 5, 2014.

  1. emmashadow24

    emmashadow24 New Egg

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    We have a frank Reese's breeding trio but I think my cockerel is too docile to get the job done. I would like to have a few more boys to insure we get fertile eggs. Anyone selling any? We can also incubate eggs but prefer started birds. We love our boy but he is too nice and the girls don't view him as a boy;)
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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  3. emmashadow24

    emmashadow24 New Egg

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    We have contacted good shepherd with no response and have tried to locate breeders through the poultry press and APA directories we have picked up at various poultry shows we have participated in. A lot of people loved our birds but all said good luck finding more. Well alas that has been our problem. We kept hoping he would mature into himself breeding wise but after putting him w different breed we know he can. The girls I guess are more dominant. They are very docile w us!!!
     
  4. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  5. emmashadow24

    emmashadow24 New Egg

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    Although I would prefer started birds, I will happily take fertile eggs to hatch ourselves.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Good luck with finding the bird(s) you want!
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.

    I hope you can find some birds!
     
  8. emmashadow24

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    Pics if two if my trio. The other hopped out for more grass time!!!
     
  9. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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  10. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    OH and very pretty birds! I just started raising Barred Rocks this year. Nothing as quality as yours, but love them just the same!! :)
     

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