When we first got into chickens I wanted Barnevelders. They’re a Dutch breed and they laid big dark eggs and had a pretty lacing pattern. I had bought some eggs and they were some of the first birds I hatched — but they died of Marek’s not long after that. This was on the old… Continue reading The Long Wait for Barnevelders
Well! It’s day 6. I candled the Beilefelder eggs and it looks like there’ definitely development in three of them. A fourth appears to have started to develop before forming the red ring of death. That one also had a crack?! None of the Serama eggs I put in there are doing anything but they’re… Continue reading Progress of the Eggs
Announcing the long anticipated delivery of – 16 uber chicken eggs! Those would be Beilefelder eggs to the rest of us. I also learned Beilefelder has an extra e squashed in there I hadn’t noticed before so I apologize for my continuous spelling error in referring to them! I have heard a lot about these birds… They’re huge! They… Continue reading A New Beginning!