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Why we drove 5 hours to look at chickens


Why we drove 5 hours to look at chickens

We took a drive over the Whiting Farms in Delta Colorado to work on some projects with Whiting and to take a peak at more awesome hackle birds.
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  1. kleancut1

    February 9, 2018 at 4:51 pm

    Music was painful to listen to…

  2. Clint Vought

    February 9, 2018 at 4:54 pm

    Real Noice boys….didnt want it to end

  3. George Semel

    February 9, 2018 at 5:10 pm

    Well, we never had it so good! I have a few Metz # 1's that I bought in the 1980's, I don't think they would even make the Pro Grade. Cost is relative, you could not buy what we can buy now for any price in 1985 it just was not there. If you didn't know you would think ok some chicken coops!

  4. Gary B

    February 9, 2018 at 9:37 pm

    Nice quick look into the elusive hackle bird. Thank you!

  5. Jack W Rademaker

    February 9, 2018 at 10:26 pm

    You are the lucky one's. very nice video!

  6. Steve D

    February 9, 2018 at 10:51 pm

    Did you ask Whiting why the HM line jumped 30% in price?

  7. Michael Flora

    February 10, 2018 at 12:48 am

    You two have a great life, wish I could do something similar lol

  8. Ed Hankinson

    February 10, 2018 at 1:19 am

    So is Whiting farms sole purpose in life to provide feathers for fly tyers?

  9. Bradley Tristan

    February 10, 2018 at 3:09 am

    Kid in a candy shop

  10. Sean Mooney

    February 10, 2018 at 5:14 am

    So, did you get some awesome hackle. I am addicted to buying variants I haven't seen before. I have some amazing capes. The hackle on some is longer than some saddles from other companies. I have capes I tie from and capes I just look at. I am going to have to put them in my will. I am getting old now, so I better come up with some people that will appreciate the hackle I have collected! All the best and thanks for the inside look at Whiting Farms. Sean

  11. Gary Bowers

    February 10, 2018 at 4:55 pm

    You need another video. I would like to see how they process the chickens to keep the blood off the capes. Also the growing pens and the feather treatment.

  12. Robert Ernst

    February 10, 2018 at 6:56 pm

    Cool video. Friend of mine went there about 20 years ago. Scary thing is Dr Whiting is so good at what he does, who will carry it on,as he has done.

  13. Hank Vana2

    February 11, 2018 at 1:37 pm

    Very interesting! Thanks for posting!!

  14. robert andersson

    February 11, 2018 at 11:08 pm


  15. Darth Erebus

    February 15, 2018 at 5:31 pm

    It sounds like Dr. Whiting is into breed preservation as well? He's breeding La Flèche presumably for preservation rather than flytying or is he also breeding them for research?

  16. Bill Edds

    March 16, 2018 at 8:41 pm

    Thank God for companies like Whiting Farms and people like Dr. Whiting; awesome video guys, as always

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