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Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chooky2005, Feb 6, 2007.

  1. chooky2005

    chooky2005 Out Of The Brooder

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    turks are too big,i have quails,ducks are too messy,guineas are too loud


    WHAT AM I LEFT WITH??????????
     
  2. Kitsune

    Kitsune Chillin' With My Peeps

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    peacocks/pheasents probably also too loud, pigeons/doves?
     
  3. Chukar Breeder

    Chukar Breeder New Egg

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    I raise pheasants and they are not to loud at all compared to guineas and most pheasants are easy to raise. You could also try chukar partridges they are pretty easy to raise.


    Chukar Breeder
     
  4. Picco

    Picco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could stray from poultry a bit and build an aviary with caged birds or what about trading in some feathers for fur? Nigerian dwarf goats are small quiet and a lot of fun and rabbits are cool too.
     
  5. chooky2005

    chooky2005 Out Of The Brooder

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    i have a rabbit...sorta she got out of her cage and moved into the chicken coop and has gone slightly feral*ill be fixing her cage upp next week when i get everything i need*

    GOATS id love goats but my parents wouldnt...the avari is a good idea...

    perhaps ill just have to wait till i move out and dont have parents breathing down my neck
     
  6. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could build an aviary and raise parakeets to sell to pet stores. It might help support your fowl habit.[​IMG]
     
  7. chooky2005

    chooky2005 Out Of The Brooder

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    parakeets arnt that easy to get rid of here...you get between $1.50 to 3 buks a bird andt they pet shop will sell them for between 15 to 45 dollars. and thats if your lucky enought to find a store that will take your birds...i have an old parkeet cage thow...perhaps i could put some of those little wicker finch nests and get some zebra finches
     
  8. Hotwings

    Hotwings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How about a emu! Just think of the eggs you will get lol.
     
  9. chooky2005

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    lol...ill go pluck one out of the wild and hope it doesnt hate my enough ot kick me with its legs or strike me with its beak....THEN ill explain to my neibours that one of my chickens found some steroids and ate them all...LOL
     
  10. chickenhawk

    chickenhawk Out Of The Brooder

    Chooky
    I was thinking about some doves. Sounds different but I dont know anything about them. I was thinking of putting a few in with my mandarins.
     

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