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« Reply #30 on: March 31, 2007, 20:07 »
can you post just the picture of the birds you think are welsummers? cos im certainly lost here
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« Reply #31 on: March 31, 2007, 20:15 »

This is a close up of her head
and this is the one with the baby

I don't have a better close up of her than this.  She has white/cream feathers with black bits on her head a russet chest and browner mottled feathers on the rest of her

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« Reply #32 on: March 31, 2007, 20:21 »
sorry to dissapint ya thats no welsummer slowf, its looks to be a mix of maran and 3 other birds . maybe a welsummer in its parentage from mom n dad of last cock or hen but its not a welly and also  looking at the bar under her chin its got the look of a silver partridge cochin mix

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« Reply #33 on: March 31, 2007, 20:26 »
So a Heinz then, am I bothered, not at all she is lovely a great mum and so pretty. I will love her just the same

I am going to a rare breeds auction in a few weeks time, If I buy another bird what would you choose for nice eggs and pleasant manner, eating value is not a requirement for me

Thanks for taking the time to help me.
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« Reply #34 on: March 31, 2007, 20:27 »
just buy welsummers .you may not have noticed but i am kinda a fan  :wink:

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« Reply #35 on: March 31, 2007, 20:35 »
I think I had guessed that :-)

They are lovely birds.  Do you have any Buff Orpingtons I understand they are softies and loveable.  I love the look of them and they seem to be everything  the farmyard image portrays.

I am an animal lover in case you hadn't guessed, not enough to be a veggie but if its had a good life I will eat it hence I go to my local farm shop for meat which can give me origins and history to what I buy...  at a price of course :-))

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« Reply #36 on: March 31, 2007, 20:53 »
yes i hjave buffs both large and bantams if you want to raise your own birds you cant go wrong with buff orpington bantams ... :wink:

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« Reply #37 on: April 01, 2007, 09:36 »
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yes i hjave buffs both large and bantams if you want to raise your own birds you cant go wrong with buff orpington bantams ... :wink:

Hate to have to agree with Munt but he's quite right!! :wink:  Buff banties are gorgeous and really friendly.....but my favourites for being gentle are Brahmas. I'll see if I can put some pics in the gallery :)

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« Reply #38 on: April 01, 2007, 12:40 »
you know u got a happy banty when she settles down in ur lap and and drops an egg on ya  :lol: must be my cosy lived in look  :wink:

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« Reply #39 on: April 04, 2007, 08:22 »
My new little ducklings, I am sure no-one will mind seeing them here :-)
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« Reply #40 on: April 20, 2007, 19:27 »


Playing today in an old toy boat we have for the pool, makes a great duck pond :-)

Puffy Buffy my New Buff she is lovely and laid her first egg for me today

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« Reply #41 on: April 24, 2007, 08:57 »
She is so sweet but so ugly, her feathers are coming in now and she is going to look like her mum who is a real luvvy

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« Reply #42 on: April 24, 2007, 09:00 »
She's not ugly!!!!  She's soooo sweet!!!!

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« Reply #43 on: April 24, 2007, 09:34 »
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She's not ugly!!!!  She's soooo sweet!!!!

yes I know scraggy looking but a cutie pie and loves having her chin tickled!  She is slow growing though unlike my ducklings that have really shot up to 4 times their size in 3 weeks.  Loving their paddling pool, looks like they are smiling :-)


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« Reply #44 on: April 25, 2007, 18:41 »
Slowef or anyone else keep adding new pics because i love lookin at them and they r really cute i will be adding my pics of my chicks wen i get my camera sorted out
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