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Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by Chicken0Boy, Jan 28, 2011.

  1. I have looked around, and can't seem to find these birds anywere for sale. Is one of the breeds easier to find/buy than the other? I would love to start breeding some not for the eggs (Eggs are just a bonus to me), but for quality and to honor the standard! [​IMG] I live around Anderson, South Carolina if it helps. Heres the list...

    Blue Hen of Delaware

    Lemon Blue Cochins

    Cuckoo Silkies (I understand this is just a mutt, but to me it beautiful)

    Russian Orloffs


    Thanks to all you fellow breeders! [​IMG]
     

  2. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    There was just an auction up for lemon blue cochin eggs the other dsy...check the archives. [​IMG]

    eta: nevermind, it's still there...

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=443629

    And Heather at Rare Feathers Farm on here has the Orloffs

    A quick search found that swheat on here has cuckoo silkies

    ....you looked, you say? really?

    eta, again...and lastly, Bec on here has the Delaware blue hens you are looking for. Done. [​IMG]
     
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  3. Quote:Thank you for making me feel uterly stupid! [​IMG] I sware I looked, but I couldn't find anything lol! [​IMG] Thank you anyway for the help... hahaha
     
  4. They all have them, but they ethier are sold out, aren't selling, or something else... (beside lemon blu cohcins) [​IMG] Just my luck. Anybody else? Oh, and btw I don't want them now, but more for the furture. I know I want them, but first I have to get them an area that is prepared! [​IMG]
     
  5. HaikuHeritageFarm

    HaikuHeritageFarm Songster

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    I got Orloffs from Welp (via Privett) last August and was relatively happy with the results. Not the best ever, but it's something to start with. The more you order the better your selection for breeders will be.
     
  6. Thank you! So, far I think I have located some 'Blues' and now some Orloffs! Thsi is getting good. [​IMG]
     
  7. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    Quote:Thank you for making me feel uterly stupid! [​IMG] I sware I looked, but I couldn't find anything lol! [​IMG] Thank you anyway for the help... hahaha

    LOL No worries!! [​IMG]
     

  8. Chickielady

    Chickielady Spiritwood Farms Premium Member

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    I have lemon blue cochins also [​IMG]
     
  9. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays

    I'll have Orloffs in both spangled and mahogany in maybe a couple of years. I have three different strains, but am not selling any until I can get some faults worked out.

    RareFeathers here on BYC I know has some nice ones, not sure if she's selling any this year, but wouldn't hurt to contact her and find out. I've only heard nice things about her and her birds.

    You can order them from Welp, but it's sort of a crap shoot on what you get.

    Can't help on the other breeds.
     
  10. hinkjc

    hinkjc Crowing Premium Member

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    I know Sassy Silkies in PA used to have cuckoo silkies. Not sure if she still does, but I would look her up. Her name is Jen.
     

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