Making the most of it.

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by lindalouly, Aug 4, 2015.

  1. lindalouly

    lindalouly Grd Ctrl 2 Major Tom


    Sweet, are you gonna creat sex link eggs with those?
     
  2. Chaos18

    Chaos18 Minion King Premium Member

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    Nope just gonna raise Dominiques. Theoretically they can already be sexed when they hatch, I'm just not very good at it. I got my eggs from http://www.nantahala-farm.com/chicken-dominique-chicks-sex-link-s.shtml so hopefully these ones will be easier to sex. I'm not as ambitious with my chickens as Sally is [​IMG]
     
  3. kwhites634

    kwhites634 Slow hands & an easy touch Premium Member

    Whatever happened to the days when you could auto-sex people by the length of their hair (unless you were watching from behind) ? [​IMG]
     
  4. kwhites634

    kwhites634 Slow hands & an easy touch Premium Member

    You restricting yourself to Dominiques only, or just adding them to what you already raise?
     
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    Chaos18 Minion King Premium Member

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    Or by the way other parts looked [​IMG]
     
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    No, I think I would like to try and breed them to sell at some point in the future but I will always have a mixed laying flock.
     
  7. kwhites634

    kwhites634 Slow hands & an easy touch Premium Member

    For some reason, I prefer brown eggs; always have. I've had BR's in the past, but have always had RIR's or RSL's. Only reason I got Jess' BCM is to eventually get a darker brown
     
  8. Chaos18

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    Yea I prefer the brown as well or anything but white. But it's gotta be a dual purpose bird. Dominiques lay a brown egg.
     
  9. kwhites634

    kwhites634 Slow hands & an easy touch Premium Member

    This is going to sound strange, but I'm not big on processing something I've been feeding. I've done it, several times, but I tend to avoid it.
     
  10. Chaos18

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    I currently don't have a problem doing it. I guess I'm still able to detach myself from them to some aspect. That's not to say I don't feel anything doing it but rather I'm able to get through those feelings and do what I raised them for. Either they are feeding me with there eggs or with there bodies because that is what I raised them for, not as pets but as food being the end game.
     

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