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Big Fella has not got a Tail

Posted by Phil Hodgkins on Monday, August 23, 2010, In : Youngsters 
Some weeks ago he dropped both flights, I checked and saw a tail growing but nothing was showing a few weeks later. Both tails were stumpy, they easily came out and they were deformed. I sprayed with a dry iodine anticeptic spray, but I doubt he'll grow a proper tail again.

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The Big Fella's finally moulted

Posted by Phil Hodgkins on Sunday, July 4, 2010, In : Youngsters 

I haven't posted anything recently, I've been watching the Big Fella moult out. He's definitely lived up to expectations.

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The Big Fella

Posted by Phil Hodgkins on Monday, May 3, 2010, In : Youngsters 

This the Big Fella, he's appeared in a previous post but here he is in a show cage so you can judge him for yourself. He really is a barhead.




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The best so far...

Posted by Phil Hodgkins on Sunday, March 28, 2010, In : Youngsters 

A nice Light Green cock

I've been watching this baby in the nestbox for a while, comparing him with the good chicks in the other nestboxes. I thought he would be good, but I didn't realise that he was about week younger than the best of the other youngsters and he was looking pretty much equal in quality at the time. Now he's out of the box, he far better than the other (which has turned out to be too fine feathered). What isn't obvious from the picture is that he is large youngster, bigger t...

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