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Postby Ex Moderator » 17 Sep 2005, 11:24

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Postby Fangs » 19 Sep 2005, 21:57

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Postby JC » 17 Nov 2008, 22:14

Anyone keep these? any info on them?
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Postby Magpie » 18 Nov 2008, 00:06

Try Feathersite http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/CGP/ ... ilBty.html

Lots of photos and links on there.
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Re: barbu d'anvers

Postby Barbu » 09 Apr 2009, 10:13

Hi JC :grin: ,

I have a small flock of these adorable birds. The parent birds came from a lady down in Wiltshire (we were staying in one of her holiday cottages) about 5 years ago. Last year 8 out of 10 eggs in the clutch hatched, we gave a friends of ours two of the young hens after she lost about 20 birds to a fox and we now have the two original females, the one remaining daughter and 6 cockerels. We want to keep the father bird and one of his sons. They are around 9 months old and live free range.Do you know of anyone who would want one of the 4 remaining cockerels? They are free to a good home.

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Postby FeathersMcGraw » 10 Apr 2009, 14:54

Hi,
I'm Barbus' sister (shes put a post in above me in this forum).
Here I have pictures of the cockrels that are for sale.
But please consult my sister (Barbu) if your interested in buying, im not dealing with that, I'm the one looking after the chickens.
Enjoy!! :mrgreen: :roll: ;) =D> [-o<

http://www.pöstímàge.org/gxTACsS - Please note, this cockerel has been sold
http://www.pöstímàge.org/gxTAEY0
http://www.pöstímàge.org/gxTAHs9
http://www.pöstímàge.org/aV1CtKI9

Please note that in my sisters post that only the 3 cockerels are for sale now :mrgreen:
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Re: barbu d'anvers

Postby tweedy » 28 Jun 2009, 01:15

Hi Barbu i just picked up a pullet because they make great broodies but ive fallen in love with them great little birds so i mite get some more i'm in wiltshire myself.
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Re: barbu d'anvers

Postby Barbu » 25 Jul 2009, 16:19

Hi Tweedy,

Sorry I didnt realise your recent post until now!!oops! Yes they certainly do make good broodies. They are gorgeous little creatures.

Are any of u Barbu enthusiasts l out there ooking for a male or three by any chance, let me know if you are.

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Postby tweedy » 13 Aug 2009, 21:55

Picking up a new trio tomorrow :grin:
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Re: barbu d'anvers

Postby brooksidepoultry » 27 Aug 2009, 08:20

Hi I've got a nice little trio will put pics up later but my cockerals really agressive & loud compared to all the others I'm afraid someone will wring his little neck if they get hold of him :grin: that includes humans, feather & fur varieties the cats & other cockerals are scared of him & he tries to chase me off & peck me to if I put them to bed the females are great wonderful little charecters but he's the devil bird or something in a very cute disquise :grin: :grin: :grin:

Also when should this breed start laying as mine were bought as "pullets or pol" I've done it before with differant breeds & had no problem but mine havent laid & egg since I bought them in may / june :oops: do I was wondering if this is right for the breed as I'd quite like to use them for broodies on smaller eggs, by the way just how small are their eggs? pekin size or less ect? many thanks ann x.
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Re: barbu d'anvers

Postby xxchicketyboooxx » 15 Mar 2011, 10:25

How small are these?? whats the size of average girl and boys xx
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Postby ilex » 15 Mar 2011, 17:57

My hens are Budgie size and Cocks are Cockatiel size. :grin:
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Re: barbu d'anvers

Postby Sunshine Savage » 15 Aug 2012, 20:21

I'm really intrigued by these little birds, can I hatch them under a broody bantam and will they live happily when grown up with my bantam and large fowls?
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Re: barbu d'anvers

Postby Ilex Kent » 16 Aug 2012, 08:37

Yes, they are a wonderful breed , very people friendly and Bantams/Large fowl do not worry them at all. :grin:
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Postby crazykermit » 05 Aug 2014, 17:21

Hi i really want some hatching eggs for these but cant seem to get my hands on any, does anyone have any or know who does, i would really apreciate someone answering,i live in the hampshire area but would travel a bit to collect rather than have them posted Many thanks. :grin:
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