Ohio breeding Australorps and in Need of a couple Roosters

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  1. boazdriver913

    boazdriver913 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have several Australorp Hens and I am looking for a couple of Australorp roosters to breed them to. I have a large incubator and will be setting the eggs in a couple of months. I am looking for roosters from lines that are excellent egg layers. These hens are special as Ohio is very cold and because of the frostbite problem I have started some genetic breeding to breed the Australorp with a pea comb. These hens are second generation and are 3/4 Australorp and 1/4 Buckeye. I hatched around 100 eggs last August and kept the best 20 hens that have the pea comb. We then sold the roosters and are now looking to replace them to get new genetic material.
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  3. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and glad you joined us here at BYC. Good luck in finding your roos. Maybe if you post the same request in your state thread you may find a source local to you.

    all the best
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. Would love to see photos of your birds
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You may also put "Black australorps," in the search box to see if there is a thread just for them. That would be a good place to check out.
     
  7. boazdriver913

    boazdriver913 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, where is the state thread?
     
  8. boazdriver913

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    I did check and there is one. I posted it there too. Thanks.
     
  9. KeyFlock

    KeyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Good luck finding some roosters!
     
  10. NickyKnack

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
     

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