The Wyandotte Thread

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by roocrazy, Dec 27, 2009.

  1. turbo

    turbo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I choked when I got the feed bill!!! Trust me. Last year we had more chicks/breeders and the bill was about $150 less for the month of April. Feed has gone up $3 per bag around here. Chick sales covers the feed bill so far because we are at our peak, but that is it. I guess the shows, winter feed, and extra bird supplies have to come out of the paycheck.. [​IMG]

    I think I am supposed to pick up some birds from you guys next weekend for Rudy. Are you going to lucasville too?

    We will be at Kentuckiana...but I wont make it to the Lucasville spring show, spring shows mess up my breeding pens, so I try to limit them to just a few. Are you bringing me any old white hens? or a few chicks?
     
  2. Batty about Banties

    Batty about Banties Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Blanch 3 weeks......GLW is what I was told.

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  3. urbancountrygal

    urbancountrygal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Nice looking chicks. I have 9 that are 4 wks. 2 I purchase from a feed store and they didn't know what she was. She look just like your chicks. I am hoping she's a SLW as they are beautiful birds:)
     
  4. Batty about Banties

    Batty about Banties Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Nice looking chicks. I have 9 that are 4 wks. 2 I purchase from a feed store and they didn't know what she was. She look just like your chicks. I am hoping she's a SLW as they are beautiful birds:)

    Do any of yours have noticable signs of roo? I think I may have gotten 3 pullets!! [​IMG]
     
  5. urbancountrygal

    urbancountrygal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Nice looking chicks. I have 9 that are 4 wks. 2 I purchase from a feed store and they didn't know what she was. She look just like your chicks. I am hoping she's a SLW as they are beautiful birds:)

    Do any of yours have noticable signs of roo? I think I may have gotten 3 pullets!! [​IMG]

    My SLW def looks like a pullet. Out of them all (4 RIR, 2 Ameraucanas, 1 white leghorn, 1 SlW,and 1 unknown) I feel 1 Ameraucana might be a roo. My 2 Ameraucanas are a wk older than the rest but her/his comb is more raised than the others and has more color to it. Plus this one is more alert and seems to be the one to warn the rest of the chicks when there is noise and is more dominant. Who knows...we will see. If that is my only roo out of 9 I'll be a happy camper!!! Where did you get yours from?
     
  6. ItsAZOO32

    ItsAZOO32 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Titusville, Fl.
    Two weeks old now.. Here are my 5 Wyandottes again.. The three blues/splashes are together and then the other two.. whatever they are [​IMG]

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    When might I start seeing signs of gender and what should I look for first?

    Thanks everyone!
     
    Last edited: May 14, 2011
  7. colby318

    colby318 got 'dottes?

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    Mrs. Turbo,
    When I come over next weekend, do you want me to leave the silver pencil and columbians at home?
    Colby
     
  8. Duramaxgirl

    Duramaxgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I would sat about 4 weeks is when I can start spotting some roos. But I don't make a final decision untill 8 weeks. Cute pics!
     
  9. wayne86

    wayne86 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:I think I am supposed to pick up some birds from you guys next weekend for Rudy. Are you going to lucasville too?

    We will be at Kentuckiana...but I wont make it to the Lucasville spring show, spring shows mess up my breeding pens, so I try to limit them to just a few. Are you bringing me any old white hens? or a few chicks?

    I am actually hatching some next Sunday. I have 15 chicks that will be about 4 weeks old I could bring you.
     
  10. Mrs. Turbo

    Mrs. Turbo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2009
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    oh really.....turbo just said no way on the large fowl silver pencilled. He said we have too many varieties. Thanks for the information Johnathan. [​IMG]
     

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