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#1 devon flighter

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Posted 26 January 2016 - 05:43 pm

after the success of last years thread by belucky i thought id start one this year to save trawling through old threads ! what you up to this year ? whats your plans ? ive just had a hatch of some  oxford types under a young broody , hopefully be some greys among them ! not a brilliant result  %age wise but thats down to me ,6 good chicks from 13 set ( 7 hatched ,1 died , and 2 just not quite made it out ) from young birds "last years" i will put up some pics in a few days 


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#2 HedgeCrawler

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Posted 26 January 2016 - 06:12 pm

Would of been breeding my shamos this year if the breeding flock wasn't nicked before Christmas,leaving me with 2 hens.



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Posted 26 January 2016 - 07:18 pm

No plans as yet, nothing concrete anyway.
HedgCrawler, that's not good having your birds knicked!
You have a good head start Devon, I hope they do well for you.
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Posted 26 January 2016 - 07:23 pm

any ideas who hedge crawler ?f *****g lowlifes ,its only now after a couple of years in that i fully realize just how much effort goes into getting decent stock together ,good luck with getting replacements 



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Posted 26 January 2016 - 08:53 pm

Would of been breeding my shamos this year if the breeding flock wasn't nicked before Christmas,leaving me with 2 hens.


I have got a shamo x stag here you can have if you want it pm if you like
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Posted 26 January 2016 - 09:08 pm

Great offer General. Your a gent.
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#7 HedgeCrawler

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Posted 26 January 2016 - 09:14 pm

Thanks for such a generous offer but ive decided not to proceed with them for now and focus on my other birds this year but thank you for the offer.



#8 devon flighter

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Posted 01 February 2016 - 08:05 pm

heres a couple of my first hatch ,ill get something better in a couple of days hopefully ,managed 6 ,trying to stabilize some greys hopefully ,the broody is just a pullet but shes done well with the sitting and getting them about ! 

 

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Posted 03 February 2016 - 02:48 pm

a few update pics of the chicks first day outside today , and one of the stag 

 

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Posted 04 February 2016 - 05:58 pm

That's a nice looking set of chicks you have there and a fine stag to.
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Posted 04 February 2016 - 06:49 pm

thank you ,pics are as good as usual though lol ! 



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Posted 04 February 2016 - 07:04 pm

Nice one Devon.
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Posted 04 February 2016 - 07:26 pm

dropped the coop to the floor today chicks were struggling to get the message when the broody called them up yesterday (the ramp was a bit steep though ) 



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Posted 05 May 2016 - 01:26 pm

Here's my first hatch of the year.4 golden and 1 lady amherst pheasants.Still more to go and a goose egg due in a couple days.

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Posted 05 May 2016 - 05:16 pm

good luck with the rest  ! i must try and get some more pics of mine up , not having a brilliant season hatch wise compared to last but slowly building up a bit of stock to work with.






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