The Incubator Experiment ....

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by MoonlightFarmCT, Nov 4, 2013.

  1. MoonlightFarmCT

    MoonlightFarmCT Out Of The Brooder

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    After 2 years of buying day old chicks I had the bright idea to hatch my own so that I could get my chicken addicted little paws on a few rare breeds...... After purchasing what seemed to be a boat load of eggs 6 black copper marans, 6 BLRW, 6 Cream Legbars & 6 SPW all I ended up with was 2 Cream Legbars and 2 BLRW's a pullet & cockerel of each breed. I found a home for the Legbar roo and my BLRW pullet was taken out by a rogue fox :( SO now of course I have a mismatched pair of chickens ! All in all the 2 I have left are beautiful !

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  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    They are beauties.
     
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  3. MoonlightFarmCT

    MoonlightFarmCT Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank You :) I'd like to find the BLRW roo a home if you know anyone....
     
  4. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    Incubating your own eggs can mean extra roos. Although I have really enjoyed my roosters, we did have to build extra coops for them. Try posting in this section of the forum to help find a new home: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/16182/animals-in-need-of-free-re-homing

    Many people also try Craigs list for rehoming.
     
  5. Quail lover 100

    Quail lover 100 Out Of The Brooder

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    So cool! I love rare breeds of chickens!!
     
  6. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice!
     
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    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. MoonlightFarmCT

    MoonlightFarmCT Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you :)
     
  9. GaryDean26

    GaryDean26 Chicken Czar Premium Member

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    Yep...Nice Cream Legbar!
     
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