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Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Wisher1000, Jul 28, 2012.

  1. Highcotton

    Highcotton Southern Chickens

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    Canuck, I appreciate your comment on accents being from the South. I don't know why the rest of the country talks so funny.I hate to see the old southern accents go. All of the kids seem to talk like Hollywood.

    Hayt Axton is a great song writer. His biggest hit was "Joy to the World" which nobody connects with him. That is "Jeremiah Was a Bullfrog" to most of us.
     
  2. scottcaddy

    scottcaddy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

     
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  3. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member Project Manager

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    The Side Sprig comment was fine. It reminds us that what is good with one breed is bad with another.

    One Breed has gray legs. Another has White. A different color leg can be an DQ.

    Dorkings have 5 toes; bad for Marans.....It is quite odd in the Chicken world sometimes!
     
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  4. Dragonfly216

    Dragonfly216 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I was hoping to get some help in sexing my Black Orpingtons if I could, especially from all the experienced Orp owners on here. Here are four of them, I'm sorry it's blurry, it's hard to get them all side by side! I feel like the second from the left is the only girl there, she doesn't have the redder wattles coming in like the other three and her comb isn't as big, am I right? They are just over seven weeks old. Thanks for any help you might can give me!

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  5. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member Project Manager

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    The two on the ends are Roosters. The middle right is probably a Boy. The one on the middle left looks like a pullet.

    Nice looking Orps!
     
  6. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    Sounds like a good plan for starters.


    Fabulous pictures.
     
  7. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    Greater Canada goslings I hatched as promised. They're at MO wildlife rescue now to be grown out.


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  8. Dragonfly216

    Dragonfly216 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hooray! That's what I was thinking, from what I've been reading about them, but since this is my first ever batch, I wanted some second opinions. Thank you! I got them from Wisher, they're VERY healthy, for sure. Growing like crazy!
     
  9. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member Project Manager

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    They are very sweet looking.

    I hope they grow up ok!
     
  10. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    They're healthy and in good hands now.
    But wow, did they make a mess of my hatcher. The down is about a 1/4 inch thick in there.
     

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