The Brave cockerel

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The Brave cockerel

Post by Ontario Chick » Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:29 pm

or possibly a foolhardy one or perhaps just a little slow ;) but he did raise alarm and lost a handful of feathers for his troubles, so may have to keep him ?
Problem is, what would I breed him to?
This is a place where everybody has a job, so to keep him I need to justify it.
Out of Columbian male and Black hens, he has some fairly attractive leakage on wings and the type isn't too bad.
What do you think?
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some random feathers still coming off of him, otherwise no damage.
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Re: The Brave cockerel

Post by Killerbunny » Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:40 pm

Nice shape. As I see it he does have a job!
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Re: The Brave cockerel

Post by kenya » Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:57 pm

I can't tell is that feather loss or leakage on the wings?
I would sell him off with a hen for company, I was thinking he was Columbian for you to keep him.
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Re: The Brave cockerel

Post by Ontario Chick » Thu Sep 27, 2018 10:03 pm

It's leakage, if he was Columbian I would be in seventh heaven :)
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Re: The Brave cockerel

Post by windwalkingwolf » Fri Sep 28, 2018 6:18 am

Ontario Chick wrote:
Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:29 pm

Problem is, what would I breed him to?
This is a place where everybody has a job, so to keep him I need to justify it.
Out of Columbian male and Black hens, he has some fairly attractive leakage on wings and the type isn't too bad.
What do you think?
I think you should start a new line :dance: Find yourself some silver pencilled, or silver laced, or even start a barred wyandotte project :dance:

Or just breed give him a couple nice Columbian hens, and hope the Columbian restriction does its' magic ;)
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Re: The Brave cockerel

Post by Ontario Chick » Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:47 am

windwalkingwolf wrote:
Fri Sep 28, 2018 6:18 am

I think you should start a new line :dance: Find yourself some silver pencilled, or silver laced, or even start a barred wyandotte project :dance:

Or just breed give him a couple nice Columbian hens, and hope the Columbian restriction does its' magic ;)
At this point I think I would have to find myself a new home first :lol:
there are grumbles from the hired hand, numbers will have to be kept in check,
or KB can I move in with you?
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Re: The Brave cockerel

Post by Killerbunny » Fri Sep 28, 2018 11:24 am

Yep, move in anytime! You must bring Chance though.
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Re: The Brave cockerel

Post by Ontario Chick » Fri Sep 28, 2018 2:19 pm

Killerbunny wrote:
Fri Sep 28, 2018 11:24 am
Yep, move in anytime! You must bring Chance though.
OK, so it's me, Chance and 60 of may favorite chickens, see you in two weeks ;)
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Re: The Brave cockerel

Post by Killerbunny » Fri Sep 28, 2018 3:34 pm

For sure!
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