Newbies To Genetic Hackle

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by KB2EB2, Nov 19, 2016.

  1. KB2EB2

    KB2EB2 New Egg

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    My dad and I are looking to raise genetic hackle. He is a fly fisherman, and has built rods, reels and has tied flyers for many years. I have raised a number of market animals and we would like to team up and raise genetic hackle to use for quality dry and wet flies. Any information you have to help us get started would be very helpful. We would like to know where to get these birds/eggs, how to raise and care for them, harvesting feathers, and anything else you have to say. Hope to hear from you.

    Best regards,
    Karl and Peyton.
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Karl / Payton and welcome to BYC - great that you have joined us.

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre that will help get you started - https://www.backyardchickens.com/newsearch?search=learning+centre and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you


    All the best
    CT
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Very nice to meet you Karl & Peyton, welcome to Backyard chickens. I'm glad you explained "genetic hackle," I was afraid it's a new poultry disease. [​IMG] I think if you put "genetic hackle," in the searchbox - info. will pop up. I recall other folks, mentioning it, who are ardent fishermen.
     
  4. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Hi Karl and Peyton, hope you find the birds you want!
     
  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. RodNTN

    RodNTN Following Jesus

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    Hi and [​IMG] Its great to have you aboard!
     
  8. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Karl and Peyton, and :welcome! Pleased you joined our community! Looks like you've already gotten some great advice so I'll just say best wishes and thanks for joining BYC! :)
     
  9. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello there, and welcome to Backyard Chickens! I am so glad you joined us, I do hope you will make yourself at home here. Enjoy BYC!
     
  10. Bross63

    Bross63 Just Hatched

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    I breed genetic hackle birds. Sent you a pm.
     

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