Will Begin My OEGB Breeding Adventure This Spring, But Will Need Help From My Fellow BYCers-Voice Yo

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Chickenfan4life, Jan 30, 2013.

Which Colors?!

Poll closed Feb 3, 2013.
  1. Gold Neck, Silver Ginger, and Lemon Blue

    2 vote(s)
    40.0%
  2. Red Pyle, Blue Silver Duckwing, and Birchen

    1 vote(s)
    20.0%
  3. Blue Brassy Back, Blue Millie Fleur, and Blue/Black/Splash

    2 vote(s)
    40.0%
  4. Porcelain, Quail, and Black

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Columbian, Silver Laced, and Gold Laced

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. Brown Red, Black Brassy Back, and Buff Laced

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Overrun With Chickens

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    I have decided to take a huge responsibility and breed OEGB's. Even have a coop planned out. I plan on ordering from Ideal Poultry, and improving my stock from there. But, I am having a heck of a difficult time deciding which colors to start with. Please help me decide! Vote and leave comments, please!

    Thanks in advance!
    Hannah.

    (Mods, if this is in the wrong place, so sorry.)
     
  2. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Overrun With Chickens

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    *Bump*
     
  3. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Overrun With Chickens

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    Please vote!!!
     
  4. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Overrun With Chickens

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    I need your opinion!
     
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  5. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    Do the first group. Lemon blue OEGBs are in my opinion the most beautiful breed of chicken alive.
     
  6. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks, ChickenPeep. I was thinking so. XD
     
  7. elsfieldchickens

    elsfieldchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    do the second group i have 2 of those colours and there the best
     
  8. I voted that too!
     
  9. LoneStarBantams

    LoneStarBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I personally think lemon blue are hard to raise because every chicken will have somethin wrong with it at a show
    People who think whites are a good option t start with are wrong you have to keep them clean from what I hear they get dirty easy
    If you are going to show start with less popular birds like Wheatens ,Blue Wheatens
    Birchens are hard to get good stock
    Don't recommend to popular varieties cause if you show and get beat you'll get mad and stop raising em or keep goin
    If you don't win talk to the judge on how you can improve you birds
    Go to oegclub.com and learn as much as you can
     
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  10. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Overrun With Chickens

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    I was reading that white OEGB's can get dirty wing tips, because they tend to drag their wings, and I was hearing you have to keep them in a very shady run to keep their feathers a bright white color. True or false?
     

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