6+ Pumpkin Hulsey hatching eggs - Greenfire Farms lineage

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  1. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

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    These were bought as baby chicks. We've been hatching off for weeks and have expanded our flock, sold about 30 chicks and are ready to sell some of these eggs! We have hatched over 50 babies! and it's time to share.... The + i 6+ pumpkin hulsey eggs means that more will be sent if available the day of shipping.

    These will ship the week of October 10, 2011 as long as laying patterns continue and there is prompt payment. (Remember that October 10 is a Federal holiday and USPS will be closed that day.)

    These are such colorful birds as you can tell from the photo of the Main Rooster whose name is Orangeade!

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    We were interested in Greenfire Farms in Florida birds because of the color and history of these fine birds. We let two of the roosters free range on our farm and have seen them chase off predators, including hawks! These are very protective and colorful roosters and yet friendly enough to be petted!

    We bought these from Jonathan, a BYC member who bought directly from Greenfire Farms. He shared his documentation with us so that we know our birds are Greenfire offsprings!

    The history of these birds is fascinating and I will say that their egg size is surprisingly big for such a bird. We are waiting to see if the little hens will be broody but they are too young to be broody but are supposed to be very good broodies as they get older...I'm delighted with this because we like for hens to raise their young!

    We ship eggs the same way we would like to receive them. We bubble wrap each egg separately, putting in a regular box (not an egg carton) which is then cushioned and set in a larger box. These are not the prepaid priority boxes but we use the large boxes that can be ordered through USPS as the standard mailing box. In order to minimize the time that our eggs are on the country roads where we live, we take our eggs shipments to the post office where they know to set ours by themselves and stack on the top of all the boxes when it's time to ship! It's worth the gasoline, wear and tear on the car and our time to give your eggs the best possible chance of travel. Our mailing costs can often be higher than the prepaid boxes but we find that they arrive in better shape, so it's well worth the extra time, packing materials and shipping costs. Occasionally with a large order, we will use an even larger outside box. Even as carefully as we ship, we cannot guarantee that there will be no breakage in transit. We do not guarantee the percentage of your hatch as many factors such as the incubators temperature and humidity, etc are very variable. We will provide assistance to you during the hatch and help in every way possible to have the best hatch possible.

    If you are the winner of the auction, please send payment to paypal:
    [email protected]

    For more information about our full time farm, please visit our website http://thegarryfarm.webs.com/ or our blog http://thegarryfarm.blogspot.com/
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    facebook The Garry Farm

    Please message me with any questions you might have. Thanks and have a blessed day.

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    Last edited: Oct 9, 2011
  2. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they aggressive or more calm like the OEGB?
     
  3. SilkieBantams

    SilkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they bantams or large fowl?
     
  4. discoveregg

    discoveregg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Would you please post a picture of one of your hens?
     
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  6. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, for some reason I couldn't find much info on these guys. I read somewhere that they are great at protecting the flock and will charge predators. But I also read somewhere else that they are calm. And another place says if you introduce them young enough, they will get along with other roosters. But I think that goes for just about any roosters. They all have to put in a pecking order at some point. They do appear to be used for cockfighting in some places, but I think it all comes down to what people breed them for. Show birds with no need to aggressiveness will probably be easy going, especially if they were hatched out at your place and not mixed with the flock at adult age.

    Definitely thinking hard about getting some of these!
     
  7. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

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    I'm sorry you all I'm just now catching up with our auctions. I've been involved with a close family members funeral proceedings and am just getting back to this. I'm not sure I'll get photos today as I've got some more calls to make. Greenfire has a description of these birds. I find them all to be of good nature and great setters and also for protecting your area of hawks, etc. My hens are often beige with light brown capes, but they also come in several other shades as well. The variety of the different hens really appeals to me as well. I'll try really hard to get pictures before the auction ends. I have some on facebook on The Garry Farm . Thanks and have a blessed day. Nancy
     
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    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

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    Here's a pic of one of the hens at about 3 months old that I found over on facebook for the farm:

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  9. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

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    Many of you have asked how we pack and please look at our BYC page which describes it:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/web/viewblog.php?id=8875

    The Garry Farm has spent a lot of time developing this system and you are welcome to use the techniques as described, but please if you copy the pictures or writing please reference as your source.

    Please let me know if there are any more questions and thanks! Have a blessed day. Nancy
     
  10. discoveregg

    discoveregg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry for the loss of your loved one. Planning funerals is not fun [​IMG]
    [​IMG] The hen is lovely! Will you have more eggs to auction after this auction closes?
     
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