Surviving Minnesota!

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by Bogtown Chick, Nov 18, 2015.

  1. jerryse

    jerryse Overrun With Chickens

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    I will use him in my auto sexing project to make cushion combs . Pea + Rose = cushion . He most likely carries single comb also .
     
  2. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    They were bred in Iceland by an older lady whos flock fended for them selves and had a shed and a few scraps from her kitchen each day.
     
  3. jerryse

    jerryse Overrun With Chickens

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    Anyone try the Swedish Hedemora breed up there ?
     
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  4. Bogtown Chick

    Bogtown Chick Chicken Obsessed

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    LOL. I have never heard of that one Jerryse, myself.

    Holm...you are a little chicken encyclopedia....
     
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    jerryse Overrun With Chickens

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  7. Cluckies

    Cluckies Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Those look really interesting, also, upon reading about those, I ran into these also from Sweden...

    Bjurholmshöna with photos
    google translate, no photos

    found on the Hedemora thread here

    I may have to one day get some of these, when they start selling them and the price comes down in a few years, My Grandma's last name was Bjurstrom and my Grandpa's (and mine until I got married) last name was Holm...Very fun!

    I think @holm25 will need some as well! [​IMG]
     
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  8. jerryse

    jerryse Overrun With Chickens

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    Another thought . Pin cherries . Mom used to make pin cherry jelly . Really good . I may have to plant some . I wonder if anyone ever tried to cross these with sour cherries . The romance series from Canada and Nortstar from University of Minnesota seem to use foreign species for hardiness .
     
  9. Cluckies

    Cluckies Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Well, you got me there, i've not heard of a pin cherry... ground cherries, yes, very tasty. Pin cherries? sorry, nope...
     
  10. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    Awesome!! My last name is Holm!! I have heard the last name Bjurstrom somewhere!
     

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