Breeders of Catalanas

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by gjensen, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. gjensen

    gjensen Overrun With Chickens

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    Are there any Catalana breeders out there?
     
  2. punky rooster

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    George, Catalanas are a very, very rare breed. I hope you can find some good ones.

    Mitch
     
  3. gjensen

    gjensen Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:I have seen some pictures of some nice ones here in the States. Unfortunately I do not know who the owners of them were/are. I am going to ask someone who may know. I have decided that I am going to find some and see what I can do. If you hear of anyone please let me know. I would prefer to stay away from the hatcheries if I can.
     
  4. ChickenSnake

    ChickenSnake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm pretty interested in this breed as well. Is there anybody out there with some of these guys?
     
  5. FogHornLegHornWV

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    sand hill pres. center has them. thats where i got mine, nice birds lays a large to extra large cream colored egg. a little flighty. recently gave away because i like my barred hollands better.
     
  6. ChickenSnake

    ChickenSnake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!
     
  7. punky rooster

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    Last edited: Aug 27, 2011
  8. gjensen

    gjensen Overrun With Chickens

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  9. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Yep, sadly with a breed as exceedingly rare as Catalanas - The only sources I know of are hatcheries.
     
  10. alachickenman

    alachickenman Out Of The Brooder

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    I wanted to try and revive this thread, since the OP was almost a year ago. I was wondering of the poster ever bought those Catalanas and how they were?

    Also, I'm thinking about getting these birds because I'm looking for a low maintenance duel purpose breed. I was wondering if anyone who had these birds used a chicken house with what I would guess was free range and if the Catalanas came into the house every night?

    I just bought a new house and I'm going to be planting a small orchard of dwarf fruit trees. I'd love to find a flock that'll be self-sustaining and give me a few extra birds each year I can butcher. I should note I live in the very south part of Alabama. We have very hot, wet summers. Humidity is very rarely low and the temps are almost always approaching 100*F.

    Thanks everyone for their time in reading! This is my first post and I'm very glad to be getting into this great community.
     

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