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Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by LeBlackbird, Sep 24, 2009.
Heck you are just across the river from me!
heather...as close as Carlisle is to the river...
I think I am nuts....................
I just ordered 48+ Large Fowl Cochin eggs Black, Blue, Splash. My Black Australorp order is 18+. The Java, and Coronation Sussex are both going to be 12+ each. That is going to be a lot of peepers, hopefully in my brooders!
I hope the Cochins are going to continue to be really popular. The Black Australorps are going to be for my egg flock. They are gorgeous. The hens are just a wonderful beetle green, they lay really well, don't mind the cold, keep laying in winter. I am going to be honest, I am getting 1-2 eggs a day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Most of my ladies are to young to lay. I think I sold to many of my older birds to soon to keep up with my egg demand. I don't really have a standard chicken coop. I have a 12 x 72 foot area, that can be divided into 6, another 12 x 48 foot area undivided, and 2 12 x 12 foot horse stalls, and one outside coop that I store my bike in. I will list off what I have:
2 female geese, 1 Toulouse and a Buff American
1 pair of Royal Palm Turkeys
5 LF Cochings 1 Blue Rooster, 2 Blue hens, and 3 Black hens I have one black, and one blue hen 4sale
1 pair of Silver Laced Bantam Cochins
5 Mottled Bantam Cochin chicks
1 Black Naked Neck hen aka Elviria
2 Blue Andalusian hens
3 English Orpingtons 1 Blue rooster, 1 Blue hen, and 1 black hen
3 Silver Laced Wyandottes 1 rooster, 2 hens
2 Sumatra 1 Splash, and 1 Blue
1 mix Blue Andalusian x Silver Laced Wyandotte hen
then I have an undetermined amount of Ameraucana
I know I have 18 5 week olds, 11 10 week olds
1 Splash hen, 2 Splash roosters
1 Blue Rooster, 4 Black Roosters (will go down to 2, after some more growing to determine which ones)
as for blue and black hens, lets say I have a lot at least 20 maybe 40???? LOL I am really not sure!
I may have missed some, it took me 20 minutes to write this post????????????
You are on that end of the County! I love George's Pizza!
I'm outside of Mt. Holly...about 1/2 way down the mountain.
I believe 1 pullet and 2 cockerels.
Can I ask who you ordered cochin eggs from? I ask because I know the person I got mine from had 4 doz listed.
While I am not QUITE as bad as you, I currently have 40 eggs in the bator and another dozen coming next week.... NO idea where I am going to house them all winter.... LOL!
Momma, do all of your MFs have split wing?
They do. I think RoPo took the only ones that didn't. I was so disappointed!! I had hoped they were going to be a good foundation for me. Oh well, these things happen, right? I do have a nice little quad of partridge coming after the 1st.
RoPo has one extra too without the split.