Blue Slate Hatching Eggs - Reserve

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  1. Omniskies

    Omniskies Songster

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    None of the girls are laying reliably right now, so this is a reserve auction to ensure that you get eggs to hatch bright and early during the 2011 season. Please keep that in mind.

    These are out of large, heavy birds, in a flock with multiple toms and hens out of different bloodlines. There is a Self Blue/Lavender hen in this flock. Since Blue is an incomplete gene in poultry, from the current birds in this flock you can expect an average of 50% Blue Slate, 31% Self-Blue/Lavender, and 19% Black. These will be reliably available at the end of March or early April.

    I need to get pictures of the toms - none of which will do them justice. I kept back the darkest blue toms possible in order to ensure a nice, bold, vivid color that really stands out in the yard. There is nothing washed out or faded about these birds, and the hens compliment them nicely.

    Blue Slate hatching eggs are $5 apiece, $25 per half dozen, or $45 for a dozen. Shipping is a flat $15 for up to a dozen eggs.

    If you have any other questions about them then please let me know.
     
  2. dmiravalle

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    How far in advance are you taking reservations??
     
  3. Omniskies

    Omniskies Songster

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    Today [​IMG]

    I'll be filling reservations until all slots up to June are filled. Usually the girls are still laying in June, but July can be a hit-and-miss due to the weather being too hot to think about laying anything. If I still get eggs in July/August then I will simply do weekly auctions for them.
     
  4. dmiravalle

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    OK, I will talk to my son, the reason I am asking is we currently only have one incubator, which will be pretty busy. So I will see about getting a second incubator. [​IMG]
     
  5. Omniskies

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    I know how that goes. It's impossible to have enough incubators [​IMG]
     
  6. dmiravalle

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    So I am learning and with the different needs, between the turkeys, ducks, and chickens for hatching, oh my!
     

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