Surviving Minnesota!

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

  1. MinnesotaNice

    MinnesotaNice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think your doppelganger has nice hair, @holm25 !

    I am proud to say that my last chicken will be leaving the sick ward today. She's been getting a bit peeved, but whatever. She'll get over it when she's in the cold again :)
     
  2. Rhetts

    Rhetts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh and your phone Ralphie shouldn't have pouped out! You must have done something to it.

    Where do you guys (anyone here that buys the CX) where do you buy them from? Really want to get some this year. want to see what you all do and get looking into it.
     
  3. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    I get my Cornish X from L and M fleet.
     
  4. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

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    I got mine from Hoovers. This year I plan to hatch my own. LOTS of them if you want some.
     
  5. KlopKlop

    KlopKlop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have always gotten my CXs from Hoovers with great results. Same with the Pekins I raised in the early 2000s

    I recommend you spend the extra 15 cents or so to get all cockerels as you will end up with bigger birds at the end. The size difference is well worth 15 cents
    Edit: it is actually 30 cents and still worth it
     
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  6. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

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    This is true..The males are much larger.
     
  7. KlopKlop

    KlopKlop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am excited to see how this goes for you. And for my own broiler hatching plans
     
  8. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    Except mine fought alot! My hens were sweet but the roos were a little more timid but they were huge!! Well worth the fighting. Which doesnt amount to anything since they cant jump..
     
  9. KlopKlop

    KlopKlop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wonder if this has anything to do with having a mixed flock? I had all boys and no fighting issues.
     
  10. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

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    I had mixed two years ago and no more fighting than with the girls.
     

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