"Giant" Cochin Flock Sell-Out: 21 Birds Total

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  1. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Due to astronomical increases in our college expenses, I'm having to sell most of our birds in order to be able to afford to complete our degrees. My husband is going to school to complete is Firefighting 1 and 2, and finish an Emergency Medicine degree. After that, he wants to try to go to Medical school to be an Emergency Room doctor. I'm working on my High School Science Education degree and having to get my portfolio, PRAXIS tests, and student teaching completed. Our chickens are a fun hobby, but we have to get our priorities straight. So, here's the Cochins:

    All of the flock are Black with the exception of 1 Blue pullet. Here's a breakdown of the flock:

    FEMALES:
    1 Blue pullet, 3.5 months old, frizzle gene, hatched from Ebay eggs. $8
    1 Black pullet, 3.5 months old, frizzle gene, hatched from Ebay eggs. $6
    10 Black pullets, 4.5 months old, hatchery/breeder quality. $10 each
    2 Black pullets, 7 months old, breeder/show quality. $15 each
    2 Black hens, 1.5 years old, breeder/show quality. Both are good broodies. $15 each

    MALES:
    1 Black cockerel, 6 months old, BLIND. Does not crow or mate. Has been with the flock since small and is used to relying on them to determine where the food and water is located. FREE to caring home with purchase of at least 2 hens/pullets.
    2 Black roosters, 18 months old. Both have good show records with one having more wins than the other. Both are very similar in appearance and have laid back personalities. The better of the 2 I have trained to take treats from me at shows and therefore clucks like a crazy rooster when he sees people. The other is a little better with the hens. $50 each

    CHICKS:
    2 Split Lavender Cochin project chicks (Lav Orp x Black Cochin). These are looking like a pair, Approx. 2 months old. *Sale Pending to BYC member georgialee*

    *OR* take the whole flock (all 21 birds) for the BIN price at a discount. I can sell small groups of birds by request. No shipping is available. If you are planning a trip to the NC/SC beaches soon, I can hold them until you can pick them up for a 50% deposit.

    Please note that the hens have been housed with a Lavender Orpington rooster at the moment. If you want pure Cochin eggs, I would suggest you wait 2 weeks-month before incubating or selling hatching eggs from these.

    Also, I have listed these locally, but will include them as well with the group if you want:
    1 white cockerel and 1 barred cockerel, carry frizzle gene, hatched from Ebay eggs. These are listed as FREE.

    Pictures I have uploaded on BYC so far:

    Blue pullet
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    One of the 7 month old black pullets
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    One of the hens and the 2 roosters
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    One of the roosters
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    One of the hens
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    Photos on Photobucket
    Thanks for looking! If you have any questions or if you are interested in any of the above, please PM me.
     
    Last edited: Aug 4, 2010
  2. BLaBauve

    BLaBauve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How far from Atlanta are you?
     
  3. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Quote:It's been a few years since I went to Atlanta and I wasn't driving, so I mapquested it. MQ says about 6 hours. I'm about 1.5 hours from Myrtle Beach, SC.
     
  4. BLaBauve

    BLaBauve Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2009
    Georgia
    Bummer. Pretty birds, thanks for replying.
     
  5. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've always wanted eggs/birds from you! I hate how you live so far away! Otherwise I'd take these gorgeous birds in a heartbeat.
     
  6. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Quote:Yeah, I really hate to see these go. These were MY babies - the Buff are the hubby's babies. Guess which ones get to stay? [​IMG]

    I just uploaded a bunch of pictures of them on Photobucket that were taken today in the recent past.
     
  7. Rachel's Hobby Hatchery

    Rachel's Hobby Hatchery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    to bad I dont have my coop set up in SC yet, I would take them ALL from you in a heartbeat. can I ask, why is the one cock blind???
     
  8. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Rachel's Hobby Hatchery :

    to bad I dont have my coop set up in SC yet, I would take them ALL from you in a heartbeat. can I ask, why is the one cock blind???

    He was blind from the time he hatched. I guess it was a weird thing because he was the only chicken I've raised that was hatched that way.​
     
  9. dak

    dak geek dvm

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    Wish you shipped [​IMG]
     
  10. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Quote:Well, I could if it wasn't so hot. Cochins are so fluffy feathered that they would die in the heat inside the boxes. If you are interested in a few of them, I could hold them for a 50% deposit (price of birds + $10 box + shipping).
     

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