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Who has the best "Heritage" breeds from this list?

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by mississippifarmboy, Dec 15, 2010.

  1. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays Premium Member

    I'm trying to narrow down what breeds I want for spring / summer 2011. Who has the best stock of these breeds? If I listed a name beside the breed / variety it means they are the ones I plan on ordering from and have the best stock that I'm aware of. I would like to hear of any others that have good stock also. I need to add that BYC members are prefered because I'll need someone who can also mentor me until I learn more how to select, what to look for, etc.. I'm definatly still learning. I can bug the members here on BYC with endless PM's [​IMG]
    Ok, I can see those I listed groaning already.

    Please, no bashing, just help me out with honest opinions.

    Rose-Comb Rhode Island Reds = Chris09

    New Hampshires = Kathyinmo

    Barred Rocks = Kathyinmo

    Lavender Orpingtons = Hinkjc

    Buff Orpingtons = Hinkjc

    Mottled Javas = ?

    Speckled Sussex = ?

    Toulbunt Polish = Illia

    Jersey Black Giants = Wynette

    Silver Campines = ?
     
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  2. JustinR

    JustinR Out Of The Brooder

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    Drop to your knees Beautiful Barred Rocks = Pine Grove
    Rose And Single Combed RIR = Pine Grove
     
  3. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays Premium Member

    Quote:Do you have a link? I'm not familliar with Pine Grove?

    Received the PM, thanks Justin!
     
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  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Tolbunt Polish aren't "heritage," actually. [​IMG]


    As for Jersey Giants, Wynette has some really good BBS stock that came from the top JG breeder in the US. Very nice birds! [​IMG]


    Silver Campines. . . PM and ask burtonjon. I had a good discussion with him about those. Well, he knows more of Golden Campines, but it is worth the try. I'll search some more through my PM's too. . . I also was looking for some good show quality ones (SO rare) and found a couple breeders' contact info.
     
  5. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays Premium Member

    Yeah I know [​IMG] but most of the others are and I was trying to list it all in one thread.
    Thanks Illia, I'll contact Wynette about the JBG. I haven't seen any good silver campines anywhere, but wife got a couple of hatchery ones this past year and now wants some more. I figured if I gotta spend the money, might as well get the best.
    See, I'm learnin' [​IMG]
     
  6. Soaring Chicks

    Soaring Chicks Soaring Hawks Farm

    Jan 3, 2010
    Henderson,NC
    Wynette ~ jg's
     
  7. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

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    Okay, I'm not getting into a "sparring match" LOL, but we do have beautiful

    Lavendar Orpingtons
    Speckled Sussex
    and Buff Orpingtons


    Please visit our website and also facebook The Garry Farm
    Merry Christmas and let us know if we can help you!!!!!!!!! We also do custom hatches! Nancy
     
  8. Lofty Dreams

    Lofty Dreams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check out The American Standered Of Perfection

    First Quality
    Then Quanity

    some brreds are really popular others arnt like opintons rhode Island reds and susexes


    Jersey Giants

    I have black, white, blue and slash Jersey Giants

    Show Cheats

    Class- American class.

    Name- Black Jersey Giants

    Origin- New Jersey, USA in 1880 This breed came from Black Java, Dark Brahmas and Black Langshans, and Cornish.

    Admitted into Breed of Standard in 1922

    Disqualifications- Missing Yellow on bottom of feet , White feathers

    Special Features- Heavy Meat and Egg production, yellow skin color

    Weight Cock- 13pounds Hen- 10 pounds

    Cockeral-11 pounds Pullet-8 pounds

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    Name- White Jersey Giants

    Origin- New Jersey, USA in 1880 This breed came from Black Java, Dark Brahmas and Black Langshans, and Cornish.

    Admitted into Breed of Standard in 1947

    Disqualifications- Yellow legs, light-bay eyes

    Special Features- Heavy Meat and Egg production, yellow skin color and

    Weight Cock- 13pounds Hen- 10 pounds

    Cockeral-11 pounds Pullet-8 pounds

    Six point comb, straight. There are no bantam breeds of Giant that I have heard




    Formally known as Black Jersey Giants, that is not for the color but rather for the Black brothers who created the breed. Around 1870 and 1890 by John and Thomas Black in Burlington County, New Jersey.

    Eggs

    good egg-layers
    large, brown eggs that may vary in shade
    valued as meat birds,
    slow to mature
    they will breed/lay eggs at around 6 months of age yet are not mature until 18-24 months.
    small eggs mean young hens
    big eggs mean older hens
    Temperment and Other

    Other
    very calm
    a pleasure to raise
    they follow people
    good foragers
    Jersey Giant hens make good mother
    http://reviews.ebay.com/Jersey-Giant-Colors-Black-Blue-Splash-White_W0QQugidZ10000000002348665
     
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