has anyone hatch eggs from Gabbard Farms?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by B.CochinCrazy, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. B.CochinCrazy

    B.CochinCrazy In the Brooder

    Mar 12, 2009
    I am thinking of getting some eggs from Gabbard Farms!

    Wondering if anyone else has gotton eggs from them?

    if so,
    what breed did you get?
    how many eggs did you get?
    how many eggs hatched [​IMG] ?

    Thank You in advance!
  2. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    I've gotten her spitzhauben eggs, packed VERY well with lots of bubbles! I believe I got eight eggs, and got four chicks, one died in shell...not bad at all!

    I also bought her Spitzhauben rooster which he had a great home and he will be back to visit my girls in the fall. The rooster was very healthy and bubbly personality about himself. Friendly too! If you buy her birds, you must be prepared to pay for the extra price because she has invest alot of time and money to raise them, culls them heavily to get up to the standard of the breed.

    As far as the shipping eggs, dont expect a big hatch because shipping is hard on them.
  3. kees

    kees Songster

    Feb 5, 2008
    Not having heard of Gabbard Farms, I just visited their website. Very nice!


  4. B.CochinCrazy

    B.CochinCrazy In the Brooder

    Mar 12, 2009

    Thanks for sharing!
    Do you keep your Spitzhaubens in a run? if so how do they do?

    I was interested in these but read
    "not very tolerant of close confinement"

    in Henderson chart
  5. Yoyo with chick

    Yoyo with chick Chirping

    Jan 11, 2014
    Cottage Grove, OR
    Has any one else ordered multiple Times? What were your hatch rates?

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