A Bielefelder Thread !

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by faysel, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. Dull Hoe Farm

    Dull Hoe Farm Out Of The Brooder

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    The eggs I'm hatching now are from the 2011 line but I have one hen and four roosters that came from eBay hatching eggs so its a toss up which line they are from.
     
  2. Camp Julsby

    Camp Julsby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Would love to get my little Broody Cochin a half a dozen fertile Bielefelder eggs to set on. I only had one female survive out of the two that hatched in my male heavy Halloween hatch. It seems as though the EBay auctions are getting popular again and prices are going a bit higher than I prefer. Trying to decide what a fair price to pay per egg would be. I paid $53 for my 10+ back at the beginning of October. Which I thought was good. What do you all think?
     
  3. RWD

    RWD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My incubators are full, and I would sell you some Bielefelder eggs. Send me PM.
     
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  4. Camp Julsby

    Camp Julsby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just sent you a PM.[​IMG]

    If my incubator wasn't full of quail eggs I would say send me more than half a dozen.
     
  5. VA Raptor

    VA Raptor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like an ok price. I have been window shopping and saw them going for around $6.50 and up.
     
  6. speedy2020

    speedy2020 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It depends where you live and how many folks have the breed. I have seen $3-6 each egg.
     
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  7. Camp Julsby

    Camp Julsby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I took Randy up on his offer for eggs. :) I did have a semi Local breeder offer to sell me eggs for $5 an egg. If I was filling up my incubator and had plans to travel the hour plus that direction it might have been worth it, but this time it made sense to go with Randy. Plus hopefully I am lucky an get several chicks to share from different stock. I'm a hatching addict and hatching egg gambler. LOL.
     
  8. jchny2000

    jchny2000 Goslings are precious!

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    I added a pair of beilie's last week. Lovely young birds [​IMG] They were "given up" due to Indiana's rezoning and "ordinance changes" going on throughout the state... [​IMG] I know the origin of the eggs (who won/hatched them), and am aware they are from RBA. Still following the info to determine the exact age, they have had 2 owners. I rescue and take in a lot of birds that are becoming homeless from this state wide rezoning. I rehome many of the younger birds to families that are a lil less fortunate locally, and can legally have chickens where they live.
    We were spared during rezoning due to being zoned ag and well outside city limits, enough land to retain our AG status. Just read through this entire thread. These 2 will be staying, I have a cockerel and pullet pair. Aside from being terribly confused and frightened, they are certainly settling down fast. After the quarantine I plan to keep them and raise them for ourselves. Interesting history, and touches my heart a bit too, my Grandma was a German immigrant in 1912. Everything I know poultry came from her and my Dad.
    I have noted so far on feed, they eat 1.5 ration more than my 3 adult American Lavender orp trio. Same sized feeder & waterer, same pen size. My LO are 2 years in March. Until I hear definitely from the person that hatched them, I will estimate they are 5-6 months old. Will try to get pictures soon. Have to say this was a nice surprise for me and a welcome addition [​IMG]
     
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  9. Camp Julsby

    Camp Julsby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just as an egg update. My eggs from Randy arrived in great condition. He did an awesome jod packing them with great care. Each egg was idividually wrapped in bubble wrap and snuggled in a nice nest of wood shavings.

    Tonight I get introduce my broody to these beautiful eggs. :)

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  10. speedy2020

    speedy2020 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulation! I just can't wait to see my 1st egg. It is going to be around March or April.
     

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