help me choose a new project (read: obsession!)

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by awesomefowl, May 18, 2011.

  1. awesomefowl

    awesomefowl Argues with Goats

    Hey everyone,
    I'm getting rid of my Serama and Splash Silkie roosters. That leaves me with layers, Partridge Silkies (in the same coop) and broilers. And an incubator, and an empty 6' x 15" coop. Once the broilers are gone ( [​IMG] sick of them!!!) I'd like to (with parental permission [​IMG] ) attempt a new poultry project. Anyone have any ideas?
    I'm thinking I'd like to raise some Jumbo Coturnix quail for meat, just to see how I like them. IF I can find some hatching eggs locally. Or maybe a new bantam breed...... I would like to eventually get some ducks or geese (I have a Metzer's gc!), but I don't want to have to build them a new coop, and I want them to serve a useful purpose, eggs or meat.

    Anyone have any ideas?
    Last edited: May 18, 2011

  2. awesomefowl

    awesomefowl Argues with Goats

    And no rabbits.
  3. thebritt

    thebritt Songster

    Mar 5, 2009
    Humboldt County
    Can you free-range your project? I've always wanted runner ducks. I hear they're very entertaining!
  4. awesomefowl

    awesomefowl Argues with Goats

    Yes, but I don't have an extra coop for them.
  5. gamebirdboy

    gamebirdboy Songster

    Apr 29, 2011
    East Tennessee
    Try Silkies or a heritage breed. They're fun.[​IMG]

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