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    Post  r.costellow on Mon Mar 19 2012, 07:47


    Sorry to here about the clear eggs at least you got some to look forward to hatching.Good of Person to sort you out with cock bird,Hope all goes well for rest of season.
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    Post  Red devil on Mon Mar 19 2012, 12:30

    r.costellow wrote:
    Sorry to here about the clear eggs at least you got some to look forward to hatching.Good of Person to sort you out with cock bird,Hope all goes well for rest of season.
    Bob

    Thank you Bob think I have caught it so that it doesn't spoil the whole season. cheers cheers cheers

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    Post  r.costellow on Wed Mar 28 2012, 17:09


    Nice to hear and nice when the one you want is a hen when not sure, One i wanted turned out Hen when i wanted it to be a cock.
    Well done Red
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    Post  Red devil on Wed Mar 28 2012, 19:17

    r.costellow wrote:
    Nice to hear and nice when the one you want is a hen when not sure, One i wanted turned out Hen when i wanted it to be a cock.
    Well done Red
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    Thanks Bob
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    Post  John_Graydon on Thu Mar 29 2012, 01:36

    Glad to see your off and running Cliff, all the best in the coming months.


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    Post  zipdogso on Thu Mar 29 2012, 01:54

    The one bird that has had me biting my nails was as it is now definate a singing hen and the best singer in the shed.

    LOL....I had a hen that bred last year so their was no confusion.....like yours - this year she gives all the cocks a run for their money sings like crazy - I was gobsmacked. Would of had me guessing if I hadn't known.

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    Post  norwich on Sat Apr 14 2012, 21:46

    Was your pairing for the mosaic yellow agates , Mosaic yellow agate pastel cock x mosaic yellow agate hen? just working out how you have done the sexing in the nest.


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    Post  Red devil on Sat Apr 14 2012, 22:20

    norwich wrote:Was your pairing for the mosaic yellow agates , Mosaic yellow agate pastel cock x mosaic yellow agate hen? just working out how you have done the sexing in the nest.

    No mate I have Yellow Agate Pastel's not Mosaic but my dad has Mosaic Yellow Agate Pastel's though.
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    Post  Ninetails on Sat Apr 14 2012, 23:22

    Thanks for the great pics, Red.
    Well done on the large clutch numbers and the high fertility rate. Four and five in a nest is always great to see.
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    Post  Red devil on Sun Apr 15 2012, 08:27

    Ninetails wrote:Thanks for the great pics, Red. Well done on the large clutch numbers and the high fertility rate. Four and five in a nest is always great to see.

    It is not all plain sailing I'm having a few weird things happening but fertility does seem to be quite good.
    I have had one hen hatch four out of four only to crush three of them affraid affraid affraid affraid
    then seemed not to be to eager to want to feed the last one. Twisted Evil Twisted Evil Twisted Evil

    I had three hens lay two eggs each and stop only to go on and lay five and six egg clutches which if the sixes hatch I don't know what I'll do about reducing the numbers as they there is nothing else hatching at the same time Embarassed Embarassed Embarassed Embarassed


    But thanks for your comments. Embarassed
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    Post  Richard E on Sun Apr 15 2012, 10:05

    Good that the grey wings are doing well ,what are the signs that tell you that they look promising for the show bench ? I am trying grey wings this year and have bred birds showing very little spangling to large amounts of spangling ,what do you look for . Very Happy

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