Serious Newbie Info Needed

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Bedard's Bantams, Feb 6, 2009.

  1. Bedard's Bantams

    Bedard's Bantams Out Of The Brooder

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    So pretty much anything you can tell me/advice bout raising bantams (primarily sebrights) would be a great help... diet, (think i got the housing under control), breeding, laying, incubation periods...etc. Dont over exert yourself, just one or two things from a few peps will help! THANKS GUYS!
     
  2. IN-farmgirl

    IN-farmgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't let them get a chill. Sebrights need to be kept warm on cold days.
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Old English Games! Hardy stock that can fly. Gotta love em.
     
  4. Bedard's Bantams

    Bedard's Bantams Out Of The Brooder

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    the whole... cant fly thing is why i got em! They live amungst (sp?) our rabbitry so i dont want them pooping all over the place!
     
  5. moduckman

    moduckman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The most important thing with sebrights is size. They should only be as big as an old english game. Cull the one's bigger than that. I don't keep sebrights anymore because it was too hard to keep the small size and the show sebrights fetch a pretty penny.
     
  6. SportTees

    SportTees Chillin' With My Peeps

    Can sebrights and silkies fly or not?? I heard that bantams can fly really well.
     
  7. Bedard's Bantams

    Bedard's Bantams Out Of The Brooder

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    mine never flew and all the ones i have seen never fly
     
  8. ghulst

    ghulst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They can have fertility problems. They are a nice breed.
     
  9. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Silkies can't fly due to their feather structure.

    It depends upon what kind of bantam it is whether it can fly. Game birds mostly likely can. Silkies can't, cochins don't bother (at least mine doesn't).
     
  10. IN-farmgirl

    IN-farmgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh yes...they can FLY!! They are GOOD FLYERS!
     

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