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Sure thing! welcome!
West of Pittsburgh I assume? I'm probably pretty close to you. I do my grocery shopping across the border in Calcutta OH. I'm about 7 minutes from East Liverpool - at the corner of the three states.
Generally in may there is a person locally who has pulled. They are generally around $12-15. He doesn't normally sell them until at least one week in age. The ones I bought last year dressed out in the 13-15 pound range at Thanksgiving. They are reds. Harrisburg/Middletown area.
- Gone quackers
OK, I should have plenty of new ones hatched for you. I will avoid selling the older ones until I confirm that I will have the younger ones.
If you can't find anything locally, the only other methods you have are shipping. There is a huge variety of breeds and varieties available for purchase all over, however you will deal with shipping-related declines in hatch rate. You are putting them under a broody though, so as long as she does her job well, you should be fine. If it were me personally though, I would not put expensive eggs under a first time broody, at least not without having a 'bator running as back up, just in case
Shipping is really hard on eggs. I'm sure we can get you some eggs close enough for a road trip. I know people in Bucks Co with eggs available from time to time. They aren't on here and I don't want to post their contact info publicly, but if you PM me, I can facilitate.
Breeds I know of in Bucks Co:
Hatching eggs I have in Chester / Montgomery Co:
Black Sexlinks (lay blue eggs)
Rhodefelders (Rhodebar x Bielefelder)
mixed breeds from our laying flock (lay either brown or green eggs)
Edited by Redwolf141 - 3/22/16 at 11:42am