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12-18+ Show Quality BANTAM RI REDS - Small Dark Mahogany Red

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by luckypickens, Nov 8, 2011.

  1. luckypickens

    luckypickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Auction is for 12-18+ fertile hatching eggs from our purebred SQ RI Red Bantam pen. I already have 10 eggs I gathered on the 6th and 7th from my pen of 8 hens. I will add all I gather today and tomorrow and ship on Wednesday afternoon. I got 7 yesterday and usually get at least 5 a day, so hopefully should have a good 18 if not more by shipping. Would like to ship tomorrow to keep the eggs as fresh as can be for a good hatch. I have my incubator loaded with orders for chicks and don't have any more space to set these right now. I know someone would love to get a start of these.

    They are a show strain that we bought at auction in MO several years ago and just love them! They are a beautiful deep dark mahogany red color just like our big heritage RI Reds only way smaller LOL! If you love the big Reds you will LOVE these little ones too! They are as sweet and docile as our big Reds and I have SEVERAL that are just total pets LOL. They are one of my all time favorite bantams! They are great layers and lay all winter for us as well. Shipping is $14.00 and fresh eggs will be shipped out on Wednesday 11.9.11.

    At Lucky Pickens Farm we’ve been raising poultry for over 50 years and strive to raise high quality birds for show or just for pets. All birds on our farm are blood tested Pullorum/Typhoid clean. We see that our birds are kept happy and healthy by giving them the very best feed and TLC daily! We strive to breed to the Standard of Perfection on each breed we raise and all are purebred and kept in individual breeding pens away from predators. We feed a high quality, high protein all natural game bird breeder pellet with vitamins and minerals in the water daily to insure high fertility. We also feed a little whole grains, Calf Manna and veggie treats from the garden daily. We LOVE spoiling our birds and it shows!

    All birds on our farm are blood tested Pullorum/Typhoid clean which I test all myself, but we are NOT NPIP flock certified. We see that our birds are kept happy and healthy by giving them the best feed and TLC daily! Our purebred bantams and LF RI Reds are all kept in large individual breeding pens away from predators and also to insure no crossbreeding goes on LOL. We feed a high quality, high protein all natural game bird breeder pellet with vitamins and minerals in the water daily to insure high fertility. We also feed a little scratch grains, Calf Manna and veggie treats from the garden daily. We LOVE spoiling our birds and it shows!

    Chicken raisin' is all we do so I assure you we gather often to keep the eggs from getting to hot or to cold to stay fresh and fertile for you. Our hatching eggs we send out are no more than three days old. They are turned three times a day and stored in a temperature controlled room to assure you the best possible hatch. Eggs are usually fairly clean, but may contain occasional soiling. I do not wash eggs but will brush of excess soiling if present. Washing can contaminate the eggs and may decrease hatch rate. Eggs are wrapped individually in bubble wrap then nestled and secured in crumpled newspaper and box is clearly marked FRAGILE. I have found if I don't put Hatching Eggs on the box they get treated better also, but will gladly mark them that way if you so want. I've had very good success shipping this way. We have had an excellent hatch rate on our farm ourselves this year as well as with our shipped eggs. However, we cannot guarantee your hatch rate due to circumstances out of our control. Rough postal handling and incubator mishaps will make perfectly fertile eggs not develop or hatch. Purchasing shipped hatching eggs is a risk. Please be understanding and know this when purchasing hatching eggs. When your eggs arrive carefully unwrap them and store them pointy end down at room temperature for 12-24 hours to help the air cell settle from shipping.

    I have Fibromyalgia and can't work. My chickens are my therapy that keep me going, selling a few hatching eggs and chicks helps me buy feed for my little loved ones. I love sharing my feathered loved ones and getting others hooked on them as well THANK YOU for looking and Happy Bidding!

    Hugs, God Bless and happy hatching from Lucky Pickens Farm!

    Roslyn & Gary Pickens
    Raisin' critters & havin' a ball in Danville, AR
    http://community.webshots.com/user/luckypickens
    [email protected]

    My sweet little man "Rosco"
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    "Rosco" with his girls "Reba, Rosie, Roxie and Robin"
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    "Lil Joe" daddy of Rosco
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  2. aarronh

    aarronh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Every time you list these, I drool... but since I just finished a 2 month hospital stay... I need to decrease breeds, not increase [​IMG]
     
  3. luckypickens

    luckypickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh gosh 2 months in the hospital how awful!!! I do hope you are alright? I know what you mean about decreasing some though, I've been selling a few also, but doesn't help much cause I am adding to my favorite pens [​IMG] [​IMG] You take care and I'll be praying for you. [​IMG]
     
  4. chickengoe

    chickengoe Out Of The Brooder

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    Love these birds! Can't wait to add them to my flock![​IMG]
    Many prayers from Washington as well for Aaron![​IMG]
     
  5. aarronh

    aarronh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guys (or ladies) [​IMG] Things are looking up, just sloooow.... maybe I should look at my time off work as more time with the birds? LOL...
     

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