Rosecomb Bantam Brown leghorns

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  1. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Chicken Obsessed

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    Does anyone know who might have these? I know someone in MD who has single combs. She got hers the same way I did at the ALBC conference in Hamilton NY. We each got just a pair. But I can't find anyone selling them in either comb style. The hatcheries claim to have them but they don't.

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    Rancher
     
  2. HHandbasket

    HHandbasket The Chickeneer

    Lund Poultry has single comb bantam brown leghorns. We have some of their eggs in the bator now.
     
  3. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Chicken Obsessed

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    What I have are "rosecombs" and I don't know why they are so hard to find. They apparently are rarer than I thought. I have eggs in the bator right now. My hen has white legs so I'll have to work to breed that out of the line. I had or have a fertility problem too. I'm not sure if it was a temp problem or not since I tried to have a broody hatch them late this winter. None were any good and I've not had them in long enough to candle them yet. I like to wait 14 days but since they are white I might try sooner.
     
  4. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Chicken Obsessed

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    Well I set 5 eggs and of those two hatched so I think I'll hang onto them. Looks like one of each so that is good. I may order some eggs from Lunds next year if things go well. I'm done hatching unless a hen goes broody which the hen is now. She just hatched two and I took the chicks so she may go back to laying and we shall see if I have a broody to stick them under.

    Rancher
     

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