Would raising Ayam Cemani chickens in North Dakota

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by LipsChicks, Jan 21, 2015.

  1. LipsChicks

    LipsChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone think it would be profitable to raise Ayam Cemani chickens in North Dakota? I am fascinated with their beautiful rich coloring. Would they be hardy enough for North Dakota? I'm just beginning my research.
     
  2. Purpletie3

    Purpletie3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Read over the GreenfireFarms website. I am considering them myself but just ordered eggs for the Svart hona (black Swedish hen)
     
  3. LipsChicks

    LipsChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been reading it. I'm thinking about ordering the black Swedish chicks.
     
  4. Purpletie3

    Purpletie3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just bought the Svart hona egg auction on here. He said they are GreenfireFarms line. I am probably going to add two or three from GFF in an order for March or April.

    I think they are interesting and so unique!
     
  5. allured1

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    I thought about breeding them also... But you have to walk before you run since I'm just getting into Chickens!!!
     
  6. LipsChicks

    LipsChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You'd really need to be sure your place is predator proof! It's hard to lose a $5.00 bird but a $200. would really hurt! I'd like to raise them but I'd need a separate coop and run to keep them pure. The Swedish black are cheaper and more hardy so I might start with them.
     

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