Holderread Embden Baby Geese $130 a pair (is it worth it)?

Discussion in 'Geese' started by Shah, Jan 12, 2014.

  1. Shah

    Shah Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 11, 2014
    I checked the Holderread site. They sell their show quality baby Embden geese for $130 a pair versus $25.00 (no mention of show quality) offered by most other hatcheries. Holderread calls them Giant Embden. Other than the fact that Holderread is doing some good things that deserve support, I wonder if there is actually a big difference in size and quality? Is the difference worth it? I like to develop a nice flock of quality Embden even if I don't show them. I am hoping someone who has experienced having some of the Holderead geese comments. Thanks
    Last edited: Jan 12, 2014
  2. txcarl1258

    txcarl1258 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 11, 2010
    I have never ordered from Dave, but I have read nothing but good things about his stock. I'm sure there is a huge difference in the quality of the birds. Most hatcheries just breed for production as that is how they make their money. Nothing wrong with that. You just have to ask yourself what you are willing to pay. If you just want lawn ornaments or do you want to produce quality birds that represent the breed well.

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