Greenfire Farms getting Hedemora Chickens...

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by V Comb, Aug 11, 2010.

  1. V Comb

    V Comb Chillin' With My Peeps

  2. pdsavage

    pdsavage Sussex Monarch

    Mar 27, 2008
    OMG Chocolate Orpington i have been wanting them for years....
  3. gootziecat

    gootziecat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 27, 2007
    Hampshire Co, WV
    It's wonderful some one is importing these wonderful, old breeds that we don't have!!!! THANK YOU GREENFIRE FARMS!!
  4. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    They are importing several breeds and kudos to them!

    Now if they can import Prince Charles' Welsummers and some better Spitzhaubens, I would be interested.
  5. pinkchick

    pinkchick "Ain't nuttin' like having da' blues"

    May 30, 2008
    Washington State
  6. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

    Apr 19, 2009
    Fall Creek Falls TN
    Yeah- they probably made sooo much money with the light sussex- why not keep it going? I do like the breeds they've chosen though. I hope they put some of that $$ back into the care of the birds- seems like a decent operation.
  7. stoneunhenged

    stoneunhenged Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 21, 2008

    Thanks for posting this, and we've gotten many nice people writing us at Greenfire Farms asking about the birds we're importing. As you know, over the centuries hedemora adapted to the very cold weather of northern Sweden by developing a heavy down on their bodies to hold in warmth. Some folks have asked about the 'furry' variety of hedemora that sports a heavy coat of the down. Rather than describe this amazing adaptation with words, here's a picture of a cockerel about 11 weeks old that is representative of this variety. The moral of the story: When in Sweden, bring your fur coat!

  8. awesomefowl

    awesomefowl Argues with Goats

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  9. Kansaseq

    Kansaseq Prairie Wolf Farm Asylum

    Feb 12, 2009
    NE Kansas
    Cool! Do they grow ''regular' feathers over the down, or is it just the down?
  10. V Comb

    V Comb Chillin' With My Peeps

    No problem [​IMG]

    They are very pretty [​IMG] Have they arrived yet? Or when will they? I would surely get some but Im just a little bit far away...

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