May 29, 2009 at 6:51 am #248286mt benMember
Yipppeeeee, I got my first blue egg from one of my Araucana hens.
The whole lot have been off the lay for ages while they moulted and generally slacked off. This week 2 Bantam Wyandottes stated laying and now one of the Araucanas.
Free eggs again.:tup:May 29, 2009 at 6:55 am #412941TullymoorMember
:metal: Nice one :metal: We get one egg a day at the moment from about 50 hens :jawdrop:May 29, 2009 at 7:23 am #412942hillbilly girlMember
jealous!May 29, 2009 at 8:13 am #412943
I have some Araucana hens that are looking for a mate if any one knows where i can find a rooster in NE Vic of this breed i would be greatful, my girls would be happy as they are getting on in age and just go clucky at the drop of a hat, to have those eggs hatch would make their day.May 29, 2009 at 9:21 am #412944TullymoorMember
mumof6, PM humbug, she breeds them in several colours. :tup:
Click on her profile, she has a website too. 😀May 29, 2009 at 9:00 pm #412945MargoMember
Hey mum of 6 there are a few others in this area keen for some of humbugs girls (or boys) if you are going to tee something up let me know maybe we cna co-ordinate 1 person to do pickup. I’, going down humbug’s way a couple of times in the next 6 weeksMay 29, 2009 at 9:25 pm #412946jaymesMember
Tully! that’s pretty rude of the freeloaders!May 30, 2009 at 12:19 am #412947baringaparkMember
ha ha mumof6
glad to hear they are still around :tup:
I wondered if they were still alive.
ps the quince jelly did not work, but I have a jar of quince jam set aside for you
pps how was the pork?May 30, 2009 at 3:06 am #412948
The Pork was very nice;), the last batch i made also didnt set (quince jelly) but was very nice on icecream. i put the pulp through a sive to remove skin and seeds then added sugar and boiled it down to make quince paste that lasted about a day:D
Hay Margo I would be interested my brother is in melb at moment could go see him and pick up some chooks:DJune 1, 2009 at 12:12 am #412949weaverMember
Hi Mumof6 and Margo
I have found a woman in Tallangatta who breeds Araucanas. PM me and I will send you the details. I had sourced some unsexed chicks and am pretty sure I have ended up with 2 hens and a rooster but they are still quite young and am not quite 100% sure. Lovely chookies:tup:!!
WeaverJune 1, 2009 at 2:27 am #412950HummerKeymaster
Good one weaver :tup: Would you mind pming me that lady’s details please ? I often get asked if I know of anywhere else people can get araucana’s.
It’s nice to be able to give people closer options 🙂June 1, 2009 at 9:33 am #412951
I was telling someone today about driving to Humbug to buy a rooster (araucana) and they said dont be silly i have 4 at home I am fatting up for eating you can have one of my boys, this person is in Yackandandha I sat there stuned and said since when have you had these his reply for a very long time!! I will be pming Humbug and regretfully withdraw my request for a rooster;) but thanks for those who have help me to find some.June 1, 2009 at 10:46 am #412952HummerKeymaster
That is fine mumof6, its good that you found one a lot closer to home! Goodluck with your new roo :tup:August 25, 2009 at 10:50 am #412953random_planterMember
mt ben – I can now share your enjoyment. Coco, our only Araucana laid her first egg today, a tiny, bluey green effort weighing all of 35 grams. I presume her eggs will get a little bit bigger going forward.:|
JamesAugust 25, 2009 at 11:23 am #412954darlsMember
😆 at Tully. My chooks were like that – they’ve had got a roster going then on who to lay when. Now they’re in competition on who’s the top layer! I am getting 3 to 4 eggs per day out of 4 chooks (with one on side-bench due to her leg issues).
How exciting for you mtben… I’ve never seen blue egg. I only have those plum-brown coloured eggs along with usual cream coloured eggs.
Plan to eat it or hatch it again?
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