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Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by marquisella, Dec 2, 2010.

  1. marquisella

    marquisella Songster

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    I am most happy with the Freedom Ranger chicks that I bought from Kendall Fox at Freedom Ranger Hatchery
    717.336.4878

    All 26 arrived bright eyed and full of pep. Didn't lose one. I don't think I've ever seen healthier chicks, including my own!

    I am going out in a little while to check on them, and will take a picture & post here.

    Sue
     
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  2. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Crowing

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    Yay I'd love to see them! [​IMG]


    Does the place where you ordered them have a website?
     
  3. eKo_birdies

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    Quote:it's just freedomrangerhatchery.com
    it's the son in law of the JM folk
     
  4. marquisella

    marquisella Songster

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    Here they are....Do they look great or what?

    Sue

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    Sorry there are a couple of turkey poults in with them....!
     
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  5. WhiteMountainsRanch

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    Wow cool! I can't wait to get mine.... [​IMG]
     
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  6. WhiteMountainsRanch

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    Do you have any updated pics or weights? [​IMG]
     
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  7. marquisella

    marquisella Songster

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    Quote:I didn't weigh then when they arrived. I'm not planning to weigh them until they are 4 weeks or so.

    Sue
     

  8. marquisella

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    I was pleasantly surprized today when I looked at them, they are much bigger and plumper! It seems like they bulked up overnight! (I know they did't really)

    I'll be posting weights in a few weeks, when they might at least get to a lb. or so.

    Sue

    ps so far, not so poopy...
     
  9. WhiteMountainsRanch

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    Good to know! I can't wait to compare them to the Cornish x's.
     
  10. marquisella

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    Took picks today at 10 day s old. I can see they are twick as tall, and have developed big breasts, wide stance between legs.

    2 day old:
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    10 days old:
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    So quickly growing, they are already way bigger than the turkey poults I have in with them that are a week older.

    Chickis standing next to waterer. Its on a 2 inch stand, so chicks would be almost half as tall as the waterer already.

    Sue
     
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