Your opinion needed on the blue andalusians.

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by KickinWithChickens, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. KickinWithChickens

    KickinWithChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    I have found a set of 1 roo and 2 hens, healthy and young.. Can someone give info or they're opinion on these birds?
     
  2. dutchhollow

    dutchhollow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like them, I did have one roo that got mean, but the others were fine. They are great foragers if you free range, they take care of themselves. The hens lay early and often, med. to large eggs.
     
  3. dutchhollow

    dutchhollow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like them, I did have one roo that got mean, but the others were fine. They are great foragers if you free range, they take care of themselves. The hens lay early and often, med. to large eggs.
     
  4. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    I have heard that they arent very cold hardy
     
  5. KickinWithChickens

    KickinWithChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    interesting.. i live in NC soo we dont get too cold here.. thanks
     
  6. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    To me, they're like any other breed, in which you should judge them based on their stock origin. If they're from a hatchery, they're going to be your run of the mill chicken who's blue in color (not even laced like the real ones) who will lay enough eggs, and may or may not have a good temperament. If they're from an actual breeder, they're going to be beautiful, practically black laced blue, and they're okay layers but have a rather "wild" temperament. Meaning, they aren't really aggressive, but can be towards other breeds, and do very well in free range situations.
     

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