More Narragansett Turkeys

Sunday Michael, Charlie and I drove back over to Lees Summit Missouri and picked up Year old Narragansett Hen, Mom to the poults. We also bought 2 Midget White Turkeys and the owner gave Charlie another Midget White turkey which Charlie name Lightning McQueen.


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    Narragansett poults

    Sunday Michael, Charlie and I drove over to Lees Summit Missouri and picked up 7 Narragansett poults.


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      Hatching Eggs

      May 2nd Michael and I went on a road trip to pick up some Turkey eggs to hatch. We got started around 6:00am driving down highway 59 to Altamont in southern Kansas. In Ottawa we missed our turn in and ended up on highway 35, we did not realize it until about 20 miles down the road. To get back on track we had a very nice cross country trek and were back on 59 in Garnett. We received 24 Heritage turkey hatching eggs (8 Blue Slates, 8 Narragansett and 8 Royal Palms).

      A week after the eggs were in the incubator we added 5 barnyard mix Welsummers eggs. I also had 12 Black copper Marans, 12 Blue Laced Red Wyandotte and 16 Double-Laced Barnevelder in our 2nd incubator and over at Scott’s house I had 18 Lavender/Split Ameraucana eggs in his incubator. That adds up to 87 eggs. Our hatch rate was great for some breeds and terrible for others. We ended up with 4 of the Welsummers, 0 Turkeys, 5 Black copper Marans (3 lived), 1 Blue Laced Red Wyandotte (0 lived) and 8 Double-Laced Barnevelder (7 lived) and 14 Lavender/Split Ameraucana.


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        Chicken and Turkey wish list

        Chickens

        1. Ameraucana – Blue Wheaten
        2. Ameraucana – Blue/Black/Splash – Complete
        3. Ameraucana – Lavender – Complete
        4. Andalusian
        5. Barnevelder – Complete
        6. Brabanters
        7. Faverolles
        8. Lakenvelder – Gold – Complete
        9. Marans – Black Copper – Complete
        10. Marans – Wheaton
        11. Orpington – Blue/Black/Splash – Complete
        12. Silver Spangled Appenzeller Spitzhaubens
        13. Sussex – Coronation
        14. Sussex – Light – Complete
        15. Vorwerk
        16. Wyandotte – Blue Laced Red
        17. Wyandotte – Silver Laced – Complete

        Turkeys
        1. Bourbon Red
        2. Narragansett – Complete
        3. Royal Palm
        4. Slate – Blue


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