Iowa Blues

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ga*chick*, Oct 19, 2009.

  1. ga*chick*

    ga*chick* Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2009
    When I put my order in this spring I ordered 2 Iowa Blue Pullets..can't find anything on the web about them. I just went and looked at the Ideal home page again to read up about them(this is where I ordered them). My pullets are both laying..bantam size eggs, and don't look anything like the picture. They are solid black except around the neck there is a bit of brown..will have to take some pics. They look ALOT like Black Sex Links, only their body type is different. Wonder if I should email Ideal ? The only thing that looks the same is the Tail..straight up. These birds look like crows..[​IMG]

    Anyone on here have Iowa Blues?
  2. BirdBrain

    BirdBrain Prefers Frozen Tail Feathers

    May 7, 2007
  3. turtleblossom

    turtleblossom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2008
    I got a few Iowa Blues from Ideal last year...and hated them. Even tho they were raised by hand with a few other chicks, they were the flightiest birds I have ever owned. They didn't even look like Iowa Blues.
    I ended up giving them away.
    I suggest you buy Iowa Blues from Sandhill Preservation.

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