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by finkies1
Tue Dec 22, 2015 10:04 pm
Forum: Breeds, Breeding and Breeders
Topic: Wyandotte Colours
Replies: 3
Views: 6051

Re: Wyandotte Colours

I just sold my blue laced silver the other day, easy to breed, and there are a few around find Jose Doo on our Facebook group Exhibition Pouktry in New Zealand as she breeds them
by finkies1
Tue Dec 22, 2015 9:58 pm
Forum: My Birds
Topic: The kids
Replies: 3
Views: 14374

The kids

Hi everyone Haven't been on here for some time but now I'm back I have a few breeds Pekin bantams-black-blue-splash-White-silver pencilled , Pekin ducks, Hamburgs-silver spangled, gold pencilled, black, orpingtons-White , leghorns -brown, white, sebrights-silver and gold, dorkings, minorcas, Wyandot...
by finkies1
Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:37 pm
Forum: Other Poultry
Topic: hand reared paradise duck
Replies: 1
Views: 1858

hand reared paradise duck

Hi there, today a young paradise duck descended amongst my chickens, to my surprise he is extremely tame, i can touch him! he has definitely been hand reared, trouble is I made the mistake of feeding him and he is charging at my chickens when they try to eat their food. Any idease? I would like to k...
by finkies1
Mon Feb 24, 2014 8:33 pm
Forum: General Chicken Keeping
Topic: Is this the year of the Rooster?
Replies: 14
Views: 2989

Re: Is this the year of the Rooster?

roos by the mile here too! - high ratio of them especially Mnorcas and Anconas - !!
by finkies1
Mon Feb 24, 2014 8:31 pm
Forum: General Chicken Keeping
Topic: Moulting and ? how many eggs now
Replies: 14
Views: 7603

Re: Moulting and ? how many eggs now

just about all my chickens are moulting now - pekins, wyandottes especially
by finkies1
Mon Feb 24, 2014 1:00 pm
Forum: General Chicken Keeping
Topic: Net for catching chooks
Replies: 17
Views: 5712

Re: Net for catching chooks

We use a fold up trout net from sports world - works a treat!
by finkies1
Sun Jan 26, 2014 9:02 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hiya
Replies: 33
Views: 27239

Re: Hiya

highly recomend the eco lights from Brinsea, well worth it - made my season a trouble free one - best investment ever, I'm going to get two more for next season.
by finkies1
Sun Jan 26, 2014 9:00 pm
Forum: Treatment and Prevention
Topic: Scaley Leg mites - What works
Replies: 18
Views: 17832

Re: Scaley Leg mites - What works

we use pestene mixed to a paste with a little diesel, works a treat - takes a few weeks for everything to drop off, but never got it back, not did it seem to cause the chicken any discomfort.
by finkies1
Thu Jan 09, 2014 11:34 am
Forum: Breeds, Breeding and Breeders
Topic: Black Hamburgs
Replies: 1
Views: 2867

Black Hamburgs

Hi there, does anyone know of a breeder that would be prepared to sell me some eggs from a really good line of these, or, alternatively if there is anyone in the south island with nice ones they would be prepared to sell?
by finkies1
Thu Jan 09, 2014 11:30 am
Forum: Breeds, Breeding and Breeders
Topic: Sebright colours
Replies: 2
Views: 3896

Gold Sebrights for sale

Hi everyone, I have bred 36 gold Sebrights this season from just 2 pullets, this new line appears to be very hardy, and also nice mulberry combs, If anyone wants some I have plenty for sale $15 each.
by finkies1
Fri Jan 03, 2014 9:31 pm
Forum: Breeds, Breeding and Breeders
Topic: Black Australorp or Minorca?
Replies: 14
Views: 15466

Re: Black Australorp or Minorca?

I have Minorcas here at approx the same age, she looks identical to mine.
by finkies1
Thu Jan 02, 2014 12:30 pm
Forum: The Library
Topic: Dogs, hens and the law
Replies: 44
Views: 37253

Re: Dogs, hens and the law

well that's a novel way of dealing with it!
by finkies1
Thu Jan 02, 2014 12:22 pm
Forum: Breeds, Breeding and Breeders
Topic: Silver Pencilled hamburg
Replies: 9
Views: 13381

Re: Silver Pencilled hamburg

very interesting! I might try tne silver spangled hen over the gold pencilled rooster next season - just for something to do and see what pops out
by finkies1
Tue Dec 31, 2013 8:31 pm
Forum: Breeds, Breeding and Breeders
Topic: Silver Pencilled hamburg
Replies: 9
Views: 13381

Silver Pencilled hamburg

Does anyone know of any of these in NZ? If not, does anyone know how to possibly create them please? I only have gold spangld, silver spangled and gold pencilled varieties.
by finkies1
Tue Dec 31, 2013 8:29 pm
Forum: Breeds, Breeding and Breeders
Topic: Black Wyandotte Bantams
Replies: 2
Views: 4026

Black Wyandotte Bantams

Does anyone know if there are any of these around in the South Island? Not necessarily from a show person, but nice quality Black Wyandottes.