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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2009 8:28 pm 
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These are my new additions arriving tomorrow. I know the black pullets are black (derrr!) but is the other pullet blue? And what colour is the cockerel? :help:

cockerel:
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Blue(?) Pullet
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Black pullets
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Back view of black pullet:
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Thanks for your help :)
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Jodie, you have white crested blacks, white crested blue (or could even be blue splash - bit mottley) and the rooster looks like he's a mixture of blue and something else. These would be backyard quality birds.

I've found polish to be reasonably good layers, despite their poor laying reputation. They are friendly quirky birds that are a pleasure to keep.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2009 8:47 pm 
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Hi Chicken07,
It's not you selling them to me, is it? They're coming from up your way!
Not too worried about quality for these guys - I like Polish and wanted some POL chickens, so backyarders are fine. I've got a second incubator arriving this week, so I'll get some good quality eggs and hatch my own as soon as I've done a test run on the new 'bator (there are 2 dozen more Araucanas in my trusty old one).
Thanks for taking the time to have a look for me.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2009 9:00 pm 
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I've got a second incubator arriving this week
Oh dear! You've got it bad. :rofl: No, your birds aren't coming from me.
This is what a white crested blue rooster looks like - there would be better examples than this, this is just handy on my computer. The darker blues are preferable than the lighter ones as the colour fades over generations. It's also better to have as little comb as possible.
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And a white crested black. This one has a little too much colour at the front of his crest:
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2009 9:05 pm 
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I've got a second incubator arriving this week
Oh dear! You've got it bad. :rofl:


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No, not addicted...

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