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Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by LeBlackbird, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. heatherscooby77

    heatherscooby77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sally, feel better!
     
  2. heatherscooby77

    heatherscooby77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK, there was a fellow BYC member who had a contact about bulk feed purchase. Does anyone know who that is/was, or if it is you could you please PM me. I though it was Lilbrownie, am I right or wrong?
     
  3. fisherlady

    fisherlady Overrun With Chickens

    Thanks! I found pics on the colors so I could figure out which were BAs and BRs... but what is it with the combs you are referring to? We were checking out wing feathers tonight for even vs uneven. And I thought on BRs the lighter ones tend to be the males? But we aren't too worried about knowing right away.
     
  4. Blarneyeggs

    Blarneyeggs Overrun With Chickens

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    Still no Farm Name. Crud. I didn't have this much trouble naming my children.
     
  5. missydcpc

    missydcpc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awww!!!! When I had just the 3 sebrights in the giant coop I would take a lawn chair in there....and just sit with them....but then I started to forget to bring it out...and they'd perch on it....and well...you know....so now no chair in the coop...plus with all the birds, roosts, waterers, feeders....way too crowded.
    You're right...I don't need whatever he's selling....but I'll let him come over and do his pitch.
    Burpee does a spring and fall tour of their Fordhook Farm . Fordhook Farm is the historical farm of the Burpee Company, which was founded in Philadelphia in 1876 by 18 year-old W. Atlee Burpee, who had a passion for plants and animals, according to the farm's website. Burpee designed the mail order catalog company from which farmers and recreational gardeners could purchase seeds. Burpee catalog's still exist today. A $5 entrance fee is required to visit Fordhook Farms, which is located at 105 New Britain Rd., near Delaware Valley College. I'm not sure when the tours will be this year..haven't gotten the emails yet, but when I do...I'll post.
    Ok, please explain how I do this, as both babies I hatched on the 4th are single comb.
     
  6. mama2my4

    mama2my4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So cute!! Just love babies!!

    Hope you feel better today Sally!
     
  7. heatherscooby77

    heatherscooby77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Feather sexing is not an exact science. You can tell for sure usually around 14 days the sex of the chicks. Yes BR males are lighter, but it takes longer then 2 weeks to fully feather. Pullets usually feather faster, but it also depends on the bloodline.
     
  8. fisherlady

    fisherlady Overrun With Chickens

    Thanks!
    What differences are noted in the single combs between males and females?
     
  9. Lilbrownie

    Lilbrownie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes it was me!
     
  10. heatherscooby77

    heatherscooby77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You will see a big difference in the combs, boys wattles also develop first.
     

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