Hey, RareRoo- look at him now

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by obxWaMi, Jul 28, 2010.

  1. obxWaMi

    obxWaMi Chillin' With My Peeps

    He is now 11 1/2 weeks old. Does he still look like your Lemon Cuckoo Orp chicks?


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  2. PamB

    PamB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure what he is, but BOY is he handsome [​IMG]
     
  3. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Look at them big ol' gams!
     
  4. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Awesome!!!! Tell that girl that's got the import thread going to get him some English buffs [​IMG]

    I didn't realize (duh!) that you only need a (lemon) cuckoo roo and standard orp hens to get the lemon cuckoo babies. Not to steal the thread- but I went to visit the lady that is selling the lemon cuckoo orp eggs for $650 a dozen yesterday. Not going to go into too much detail- but I'd much rather get them (if I wanted them) from Clint, or even pay the $100 a chick to Greenfire than to get them from TN. The birds I saw are not good- hens are hatchery-at-best buff orps, and roo is pretty, but doesn't look even slightly English. Not to mention the living conditions [​IMG]

    I went to look at some splash marans (and to quench my curiosity), and took the pair home more out of pity than anthing else.
     
    Last edited: Jul 28, 2010
  5. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    Hey Yes he looks great, he looks a good bit bigger that my LCs are now, but I ended up with more pullets that I though, I originally though I had 3 cockerels and 1 pullet, but now I have 2 pullets and I'm still debating on the youngest one. I need to get some more pics, the roo kinda slowed down growin a bit and the pullets are nearly caught up with him. I had them in a smaller pen that was getting crowded but I just move them this morning to a bigger pen with my Light Sussex and Bama Orps so theres not as much competition for food.

    Its a shame we dont know more about the where your boy came from. He seems to be growing pretty good and has desent type to be used in an Orp project.
     

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