dumb question?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Kinnyg, Mar 23, 2015.

  1. Kinnyg

    Kinnyg Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok so I'm a newbie, and was wondering what the difference is if any between a crele orpington and a cream legbar. What makes them so special to command high prices? Is it just supply and demand? Do they lay more eggs? Do the egg taste better too?
     
  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]

    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home! I'm sorry but I can't answer your question because I haven't had either of those but I'll check into it!
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello, and welcome to BYC![​IMG] I'm glad you joined our community.

    I think that they command such high prices because they are rare. People think that rare = better, or want a more unusual bird, so pay higher prices. In many cases, rare breeds don't lay any better and the eggs taste the same.
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    I have no idea! But I think Wyandottes has given you some great advice. Anything that is not common is going to cost more.

    Great to have you aboard and welcome to our flock!
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! X3, they are "rare" in one way or another. The Legbars are a blue egg layer, the Crele Orps are a "new" color being developed in the Orps.
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined! :) I agree with Wyandottes7's advice.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Then you have Ayam Cermanis - a breed that is black through and through (inside and outside) I think they are the highest priced now. Everybody seems to want them.

    When everyone starts breeding them and trying to sell chicks, etc. the price will drop to the basement and they will be stuck with black chickens. Meanwhile I understand the Asian market for them is very strong.
     
  8. Kinnyg

    Kinnyg Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok thank guys; so they are different birds then? I saw those Ayam on ebay it didn't look that they was really saling on there thou. That's one evil looking bird. Black on the inside too. Smh. I saw pic of the inside of its mouth. Does it have a black heart?
     

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