New Around Here - Plan To Be Active

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Urucubaca, Dec 30, 2013.

  1. Urucubaca

    Urucubaca Chillin' With My Peeps

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    G'Day everyone,

    I am looking forward to sharing and learning with/from all of you.

    I have always been interested in breeding birds, but have recently become interested in Poultry.

    I have 5 Guinea Fowl (Pearl and Lavender) who will be mature come next Spring (September). I have 2 Araucana hens, two French Wheaton hens, 2 chicks each of Silkies, Silver Sebrights, and Gold Sebrights. I have a Quartet of King Quails (one female with standard colouring, one is silver and the other is fawn), which I am shortly going to build a sweet little enclosure for. I also have Jumbo Quails, in which 2 days ago I bought stock from the. Breeder of the largest Jumbo Quails in Australia and possibly the World. I also have a fantastic show quality trio of Old English Game Bantams (black).

    I also have ducks. 2 Khaki Campbells for egg production. Some Cayuga Ducks who I hope I can build the flock for so I will have some quality breeding.

    I did have a trio of Pilgrim Geese, but lost the Gander and Female one day, which is a **** shame.

    Anyway, sorry for the wall of text!!

    Hope to meet all of you!!

    Happy Holidays!
     
  2. BrickWall Honey

    BrickWall Honey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like a great flock, are you planning on breeding the Jumbos?

    Welcome in
     
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  3. Urucubaca

    Urucubaca Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think I will. I am still deciding whether or not I should just mix the big stock I bought with my average size, or should I breed separately. The big ones are much more limited in their movement due to their sheer size. Sort of just waddle around, while the average can run and jump.

    Their eggs are also much bigger.[​IMG] The left is my average Jumbo, the right is my new big Jumbo's. I'd have to use bantam incubators.
     
  4. BrickWall Honey

    BrickWall Honey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice, I'm just starting my education on quails. we have wild "bob whites/Virginia quail" in the woods/grassland around us.
     
  5. Urucubaca

    Urucubaca Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought about getting Bob Whites to add to my growing quail collection, but they are very rare here, and at least $50 a pair.
     
  6. chickwhispers

    chickwhispers A French Hen

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    Welcome to BYC!!! :welcome
     
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  7. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    [​IMG] to BYC!
     
  8. Shalom Farm

    Shalom Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Happy you joined!
     

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