Golden Campine

Silverduck

Songster
13 Years
Oct 26, 2007
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Walker County, Alabama
Do any of you raise Golden Campines? I think they are beautiful. Are they hard to raise? I have tried several different rare breeds of bantams in the past and had trouble getting them to lay well. I have bantams now, but would like to try some medium size chicks. Thanks, Sandy
 

patyrdz

The Madd Hatcher
10 Years
Feb 26, 2009
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Southern Pines, NC
I have two Silver Campines chicks, and five more coming. I am going to follow this to find out!
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cleopatra

Songster
8 Years
Jun 14, 2012
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South Texas
Campines are considered large foul, not bantams. They are a "small" large breed and will only get 4 - 5 pounds. I just got one yesterday and haven't gotten the chance to really get to know her yet, but she seems sweet. According to the research I've done, they're supposed to be good layers of medium sized white eggs. We'll see!
 

NYREDS

Crowing
12 Years
Jan 14, 2008
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Campines are available in both large fowl & bantam form. Large fowl weights are: C 6 lbs, Ckl 5 lbs, H 44 lbs, P 3 1/2 lbs. I have Golden Campine large fowl & they are exceptionally good layers. their eggs are half way between medium & large weight on average.
 
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