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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 10:36 pm 
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here the 2 cockerels I bought from Steve Stubb ( Golburn Heritage poultry ) they are from AVGEN stock .
1 is a French type feathered shank the other is English type clean shanks and tall on his leg .
the English one is sick ( sneezing ) got the cold . he is istill in the quarantine area with a pullet a got with them ,she is crooked too .

any way the French type is great ,healthy and running around .
I build him a pen outside in the orchid among the trees . he will be happy ,soon he will be joined with 4 Black copper marans hens .

here few pic of them 2 and the new outdoor pen


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 10:39 pm 
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Looks ok n:ce n dark!!


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 14, 2016 10:45 pm 
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Kiwiintas wrote:
Looks ok n:ce n dark!!


he is great .good type .and well colored .
nice red rich copper .
he has one fault . his comb has a double sprig . I can live with that .

I saw his father .he was huge .well correct ,
my hens have a nice comb ,they need color on they body .


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 15, 2016 7:42 am 
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This will help your growth immensely. Sorry to hear the other birds are sick.


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2016 8:49 am 
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hi every one .

my English type BCM cockerel is doing great now .one week with Antibiotic triple C and he is fine .

the French type is been joined by 4 of my best Black coppers hens . they are loving it outdoor among trees . they are a jungle fowl any way . they don t like to be exposed .

here few shot of them together .


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2016 8:52 am 
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Look good mate, i like the look of the black coppers!!


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2016 8:57 am 
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Now I m building the coop and the run for the Birchen group .almost finished , couple more day I think .especially with this heat .

the coop is 180 cm L X 85cm l X 90 cm H Feet not included .they are 50 cm

the run is a same as the BCM 10 m L X 7 m large X 1.5m H with 2 mature trees and 2 younger one .

they are going to love it


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2016 9:01 am 
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Kiwiintas wrote:
Look good mate, i like the look of the black coppers!!

Black copper are nice when they are nicely colored not all black.

I like him a lot . he is going to sire a lot chicks for me .


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2016 9:41 am 
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You doing a great job mate!!


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2016 9:14 pm 
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I m trying my best .
this chooks need a good life .

here some up date about the coop almost done . only doors are left . I ll do later when I finish all the coop . they are just for cleaning .

the Birchen are already in tonight . so when they wake up they find them selves in a new place , they have to come out by them selves in the morning ,so they remember the way back .

only the chooks wire left to do .I ll do that early morning before I let them out . couple hours work. no much .


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2016 9:19 pm 
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Spoilt chookens!!


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 23, 2016 7:49 pm 
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Looking good Jose, nice land you got to rent in Tahmoor, quiet street. Hope you getting plentynof chicks soon. I have got now chicks and broodies sitting everwhere, and have run out of places to put them :roll: .. jose would you be interested in using big red the marans cross hen, lays a reasonable brown egg and she is so big,bigger than Pierre, if you have a big wheaton roo she would be nice to try.


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 23, 2016 9:51 pm 
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mycoola wrote:
Looking good Jose, nice land you got to rent in Tahmoor, quiet street. Hope you getting plentynof chicks soon. I have got now chicks and broodies sitting everwhere, and have run out of places to put them :roll: .. jose would you be interested in using big red the marans cross hen, lays a reasonable brown egg and she is so big,bigger than Pierre, if you have a big wheaton roo she would be nice to try.

thank for the offer but my hand are full . too many hens .I have a third of them in the layer pens .no much space in my unlucky incubator.

I m well happy with the land . well suited for breeding chooks .nice and quite Except 3 roosters crowing all the time .

nice you are having chicks from Pierre . let see how they feather up .

cheers


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 23, 2016 10:06 pm 
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I managed to finish the run and the rump for them before the mid day heat . Nasty working in the sun .

they loved it ,they seem well happy with they new home .

enjoy


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 23, 2016 10:43 pm 
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Looks fantastic!!


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