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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by spatdi, Dec 4, 2012.

  1. spatdi

    spatdi In the Brooder

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    I have 3 hens that I recently found out were Asil's. Pearl(black) is the Momma, Penny(6mos-wheaton) and Snowy(6mos-white). However I think they are mixed because while I see some known characteristics, Pearl is a good layer. From what I've read the breed is not known to be good egg layers.
    Anyone that has experience with the breed?
     

  2. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Songster

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    Welcome to BYC, and to the chicken world!
    Love the hens names
     
  3. CinnamonQueen

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    Beware of Chicken Math! [​IMG]
     
  4. spatdi

    spatdi In the Brooder

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    Thanks for the welcome! How many chickens do you have, and what breed(s)?
     
  5. spatdi

    spatdi In the Brooder

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    What is....chicken math?
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings from Kansas, spatdi, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our flock. "Chicken Math" refers to people (like me) saying, "Oh, I'll just get 2 chickens...that's all I need. Oh, wait, there's this one breed I have always wanted to have so I better get one of those, too. And, the hatchery is running a special that I should really take advantage of"....etc. Before long your "two" chickens has grown to a huge flock, all due to chicken math!
    About aseels/asils...I know nothing but here is a link you might try: https://www.backyardchickens.com/products/aseel
    Best of luck to you!
     
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  7. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Crowing

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     

  8. Moosetails

    Moosetails In the Brooder

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    HI Spadti. This is one of the best chicken websites that I've found. I hope you find the information that you're looking for, somethings that you wouldn't think about before chickens, and friends that have similar interests
     
  9. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing Premium Member

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  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     

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