Hello from the FL panhandle!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Gumiho, Dec 3, 2013.

  1. Gumiho

    Gumiho Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everyone,
    I'm "sort of" new. I've read the forums for a while, but only setting up a profile now that I'm back in the states and have the room for chickens. Having recently returned from Korea, I was hoping to find Ogye but thus far have had no luck finding a US source and with importation no longer an option I'm considering Svart Hona, Ayem Cemani, Hmong, silkies, Seremas and Plymouth Rocks. But have yet to make a final decision.

    I've enjoyed reading this forum and look forward to reading more and contributing in the future.

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  2. ChicknsRock

    ChicknsRock Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Barred Rocks are amazing chickens!
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    well you shouldn't have any trouble finding silkies, seramas and barred rocks. I'm guessing some of the breeds I am not familiar with may be game birds .Or not. There are game threads on BYC.
     
  4. Gumiho

    Gumiho Out Of The Brooder

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    ChicknsRock - Yes, they are. I've always been impressed by a nice Barred Rock. Gorgeous birds.

    Drumstick Diva - Some are a bit gamey, but I wouldn't consider them as game birds. Mostly land race types. The Ogye, Ayam Cemani, Hmong and Svart Hona are true black pigmented varieties (skin, flesh, bones & organs). The Ogye is a Korean breed I had hoped to track down in the USA, I'm keeping an ear open with the Korean Markets & classifieds, but thus far no luck. Though even if I DO find some listed as Ogye, they're probably more likely to be crosses... The Svart Hona and Cemani are a close option, but pricey. And the Hmong and some silkies are an option. I've noticed quite a few threads and posts for these breeds, as well as egg leads, so hopefully something will pan out. :)
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Good luck in your chicken hunt.
     
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC, and good luck in establishing your flocks.
     

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