Show Off Your American Gamefowl!!!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by BANTAMWYANDOTTE, Dec 27, 2011.

  1. jeremey

    jeremey Out Of The Brooder

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    I had to go out and get 20 6 week old chicks in last night the ran was blowing in sideways flooded a few of my pens
     
  2. flypen

    flypen Overrun With Chickens

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    I know the feeling, I spent 2 days cleaning up my pens from the last few weeks of rain and it don't look like much sunshine for us for another 10 days for sure.
     
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  3. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    Here is something my little ones are getting into. Three year old boy gets ho-hums about fishing because of what I do for living but both kids get into messing with bees. Daughter shown below is getting to see, hear and smell a small swarm of honey bees.

    Swarm in multifloral rose about 2.5 feet above the ground.
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    Just before she tries to poke swarm.
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    My phone is one of those $11 dollar base models that makes taking and uploading images a hassle. Normally a camera of some sort used then images have to be downsized for uploading making to large time investment.
     
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  4. JShubin

    JShubin Overrun With Chickens

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    I have tons of bees in my yard this year, but no colony. I pulled all the weeds except the sunflowers. I want to get a bee box setup, but I need to do my research first.

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  5. whitneyfoust

    whitneyfoust Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Momma brown red with her 12 babies all healthy and full of energy lol
     
  6. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    Put a box out with proper openings. In your parts killer bees will find it quick. They tend to be cranky so you will not be able to work them like I do in shorts without a veil.
     
  7. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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  8. JShubin

    JShubin Overrun With Chickens

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    Very cool article.. Good photo of your Rollo as well.. Named after the Viking?
     
  9. lmljsl

    lmljsl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I assume Centra is joking... Bees are great for adults and kids, but starting out your beekeeping experience by luring in an Africanized swarm of honey bees is not for the beginner. That may end poorly for people and fowl.

    Centra nice Cock bird in the news story and great of you to share your birds and time!
     
  10. sdm111

    sdm111 Overrun With Chickens

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    I have a feeling there's someone on here that can give u a wealth of info in bee keeping shubin
     
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