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Anyone near Sacramento, CA have fertile Silkie eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CALI CHICK, Mar 5, 2012.

  1. CALI CHICK

    CALI CHICK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would like to buy (6-12) silkie eggs from a local breeder (within an hour 1/2 of Sacramento). I prefer B/B/S from SQ parents.
    I have a broody Buff Orpington and am curious to see if she would stay with the eggs 21 days. If not, I have an incubator and would have that on standby...just in case! I recently hatched chicks from shipped eggs, but would prefer to pick them up locally.
     
  2. CALI CHICK

    CALI CHICK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmmmm, that's what I was afraid of. Maybe I should just put someones farmyard mut eggs under her. But, I'll be honest, I want more silkies. [​IMG] And, I want to incubate local silkie eggs real bad. (I'm hooked) [​IMG]
     
  3. mustangsaguaro

    mustangsaguaro Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I believe there might be a breeder up your way. She's located in Lincoln. Not sure if she sells hatching eggs but here is her website/blog. You could always contact her and ask. I had a friend last year that bought chicks from her. I know you want eggs though. If she doesn't sell eggs she might know someone in the area that does. Good luck.

    http://californiacountryranch.blogspot.com/p/silkie-chicks-all-ages-show-and-pet.html

    Kim
     
  4. SierraView

    SierraView Chillin' With My Peeps

    A friend of mine talked to her about eggs last year she does sell them and I think the price was around $30 a doz.
     
  5. CALI CHICK

    CALI CHICK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]I actually bought my first 4 silkies from her and yes she is only an hour and 20 minutes away. Those chicks all turned out to be roosters, unfortunately, so had to be re-homed. I didn't know Shari sold fertile eggs so thank you for the tip. [​IMG] Maybe I'll send her an e-mail if nothing else works out.

    In the mean time, I did find a "neighbor" about 10 minutes from me with some black silkie eggs. One of the hens is a Silkie/Sebright mix, the other hen is a black silkie and they both have a black silkie rooster with them. I'm also going to buy some of his Americaunas (EE) eggs so I can eventually add some "color" to the egg basket each morning. I can probably sell the roosters. He only charges $8 a dozen, plus I won't use $40 in gas money to drive so far.

    Thank you so much for responding. -Cali
     
    Last edited: Mar 6, 2012
  6. tayy

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    by,tayy i want and need eggs for a project and something to love [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. oldcarpenter

    oldcarpenter New Egg

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    Do you want more Silkie eggs?
     

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