3 Day Auction for LF Blue Splash Chinese Langshan Hatching Eggs!! Huge and Georgeous!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Hatching Eggs' started by Oldfort_mailman, Jan 27, 2012.

  1. Oldfort_mailman

    Oldfort_mailman "The Fortfather"

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    You will be bidding on 10++ of my Blue/Splash Chinese Langshan hatching eggs. Langshans are one of the oldest and tallest heritage breeds of chickens in existence today. They are excellent foragers and produce some of the most beautiful blue patterns found anywhere. Being a Heritage breed they are slower to mature and don't begin laying till around 8 months of age. Once they start, however, they are laying machines. They adapt well to cold climates since they originate from the mountainous areas of northern China. Our flock is 10 1/2 months old and we are getting 7-9 eggs per day from our ten girls and have yet to find an egg that is not fertile. We have our girls divided into two pens. We have a blue roo and a silver gene black roo with six splash girls and a splash roo with three blue girls and one black that holds the silver gene. We are currently averaging 60% blues in our hatches and an overall hatch rate of 95% but as you know we cannot guarantee or pinpoint what percentage of the eggs will be blue or splash nor guarantee your hatch rate due to hatching methods, delays in transit, rough handling by postal employees(except for me, of course). Our last weekend hatching of these produced 26 out of 27 with 14 blues and 12 splashes so they are definitely producing good eggs. Shipping is 13.85 to anywhere in the U.S. lower 48. Payment is expected within 1 hour of auctions end by paypal only. Once Payment is received your eggs will be shipped out to you Monday or Tuesday at the latest. It usually takes me 2-3 days to gather an order so I wait to begin gathering an order on a day when I get seven or eight eggs to ensure they will be no older than 2 1/2 days old when shipped. You can ask anyone who has bought eggs from me to verify the fact that no one takes more time with packing the eggs or does a better job of packing the eggs than we do, period. We use the Meeks method developed by our good friend at Skyline Poultry who we work with in the preservation of this breed as well as several others. In the event of predation, thievery, fire raining down from heaven, etc and I cannot fill your order in the time frame specified I will notify you and we can either ship at a later time or you will be given a full refund. I can also delay shipping at your request as well, just include it in the message column of your paypal payment along with your phone number if you want your eggs held at the post office for you to pick up.We gather twice a day and clean our nests often because filthy eggs can hurt hatch rates more than disgruntled postal employees. Good luck to all and thanks for looking. The opening bid for these will be $17.00 and please bid in at least $1.00 increments. This auction will end Sunday, February 12th, at 7:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. Please do not pm me to bid just place it in your reply to this add.
     
    Last edited: Feb 9, 2012
  2. Melissa Rose

    Melissa Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    25.00 [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  3. Charm1704

    Charm1704 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. skylinepoultry

    skylinepoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome Birds!!!!!
     
  5. BuffyGRL

    BuffyGRL Chillin' With My Peeps

    what color eggs do they lay? Do you have any eggs pictures? Thanks [​IMG]

    Very Pretty birds
     
  6. Oldfort_mailman

    Oldfort_mailman "The Fortfather"

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    The six eggs in the two pictures are the Langshan eggs I gathered today. They are not dark like maran eggs but some are occasionally burgundy. and sorry about the first egg picture being so fuzzy. Probably should not have loaded it without looking at it first.
     
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  7. chickens? not yet

    chickens? not yet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful birds!!
     
  8. Oldfort_mailman

    Oldfort_mailman "The Fortfather"

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    Thank you for the compliments. We have been working with Skyline Poultry on the birds for quite a while and these are probably our favorite breed. My big Splash roo is about 33 inches tall when he stands up straight.
     
  9. jujubee

    jujubee Feather Hill Farm

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    I had the great pleasure of driving 8 hours from Ohio to Tennessee to purchase some of these chicks. Worth every minute of the 16 hour trip. They are healthy and robust. The breeding stock are some of the best examples of the Langshan breed I have seen in a very long while. Big beautiful and proud. Oldfort_mailman runs a exceptionally clean breeding operation. If you are unfamiliar with the Langshan, it is statement bird. They are HUGE. When guest would see my Black Croad Langshans walk around free ranging in the yard they would often forget that they came for a different breed of chick! Mine were gentle giants and people oriented. I can hardly wait for my little blue and splash peeps to grow up. But gosh darn they are soooo cute right now [​IMG]
     
  10. Melissa Rose

    Melissa Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    After reading that - $30.00 [​IMG][​IMG] Even if I am the only one bidding right now [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     

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