Rodebar

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Nchicks, Nov 18, 2012.

  1. Nchicks

    Nchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    hi,

    anyone got any experiance of this chicken? how easy are they to breed? (also how do I breed them)!?

    I'm getting a trio of them, 1 cuck and 2 hens, 16 weeks old. £45

    is there a special feed that I need to give them in order for them to start being broody? etc

    Thanks
     
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  2. Nchicks

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    ? anyone
     
  3. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    here is a dedicated thread about it..
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/582327/the-rhodebar-thread

    but they dont need any special needs, except to keep them healthy thats all, they will do the breeding on their own and there is nothing you can do to make them broody, the hens will do that on their own aswell
     
  4. Nchicks

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    oh, i see. ok, do i need any food? I was going to buy haygate pullet food.
     
  5. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    just feed them as you would any Rhode Island Red or any Orpington and you will do fine
     
  6. Nchicks

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    very happy with these, aparently there v.rare in UK.. so thats why i brought them.. to lay more chicks.
     
  7. Nchicks

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    can anyone confirm that though?
     
  8. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    confirm what?
     
  9. Nchicks

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    how rare the bird is.
     
  10. tadkerson

    tadkerson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rare in the USA unless you want to make your own. They are not difficult to produce, a few years and a good incubator and you can have them running all over the place. I do not think there is a demand for the birds. They would be a novelty.

    Tim
     

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