Infomation please on these breeds that i just placed a order for..

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by CK KID, Apr 26, 2008.

  1. CK KID

    CK KID New Egg

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    I've been wanting chickens for a long time, and just ordered 28 chicks from Murray Mcmurray, first off i hope its a good hatchery??? It drove me crazy as 2 what kind of chickens i wanted, i knew i wanted large chickens that lay brown eggs, but mainly really nice looking birds, I ordered 6 Buff Rocks , 6 RIR , 6 speckled sussex, 6 partridge rocks..those seem like really nice and good looking chickens, What do u think of the Buff and partridge rocks, and the speckled sussex?? ANd of course no farm is complete without a roo right!! I only wanted 1 but was told 2 order a few to get a better chance of getting a really nice one, I was told by a few peaple that The Partridge Rocks was 1 of the best looking roos, so i ordered 4 of them... What do u think of the chicks that i ordered, and any insight on my birds would be nice. thanks............ Also if any 1 has any pics of partridge rocks hens and roo please post
     
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  2. ChickNLittle

    ChickNLittle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the chicken world. [​IMG] Well I like your choices of chickens. I'm not crazy about the RIR, but the rest are great. Just my opinion of course. I ordered from MacMurrays up until last year. Now I Breed my own, which is much better. However, this year there have been a lot of complaints on MacMurray's (or so it says on the board here anyway). I had problems with their chicks last year. However, I still think they are a good hatchery. I wish you good luck with your new chicks and we will be expecting pics. [​IMG]
     
  3. CK KID

    CK KID New Egg

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    yea i plan to post some pics, hopefully of ALL 28 of them!
     
  4. AtRendeAcres

    AtRendeAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2007
    Clarion County
    [​IMG] Welcome!

    Great Breeds!!!
    RIR
    Rocks
    Speckled Sussex

    all really Great layers & all these breeds are freindly

    We will be waiting for those pictures

    Joanne
     
  5. Eggseronious

    Eggseronious Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You have made good choices, its good to get a variety starting out then U can find your picks. [​IMG]
     

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