Originally Posted by rancher hicks
Well should you find someone selling eggs to hatch send them my way.
I will let you know if I stumble across another breeder, hopefully they wont charge an arm and a leg, some of these people out for profit on certain breeds are actually doing more damage with the outrageous prices. It forces some buyers to resort to inbreeding, who do not have the means or the time to line breed. Too bad, so many breeds are showing the results of poor breeding practices.
With the addition of the new rooster and hen I hoping to have soon, I will give them a couple of months, then start checking fertility. Theses are old enough to lay, its a atter of rehoming them. I have found the older they are when rehomed, the longer it takes for them to start laying again. I will let definitely let you know If I hear of anyone else with eggs.
Its like pulling teeth, either no one has breeding pairs, or they are just eating the eggs...Its the only breed I have ran into this problem with. I thought of the possibility of them being sent north, in the colder climate by the GFF the birds may not make it because of the climate difference of what the were originally breed for. Its possible they are just not cut out to survive in dry cold climates. I wish there was a way to do a study...Bus even here, not too many people are interested in the breed! I guess you have to own one, let it mature, then see exactly what you have before you can make that decision. Here, on BYC it seems, people make their mind up before they even give the birds a chance. They sure are missing out...
Back on track...hopefully in a few months, I might have some eggs for you..Sorry still no pics, now the sun goes down before I get home, and trying to take a good pick is close to impossible. Ill try to get one this weekend...