Holderread sold his prized ancona breeding stock

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  1. FarmrGirl

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  2. Miss Lydia

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    Quote:Great article, thanks for sharing it.
     
  3. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    I'm just hopeing Holderreads don't sell their Bantam Breeds. They are starting to become very popular. I've been hearing rumors of Holderreads are thinking of selling all their geese breeds to lower the feed bill and work list. So if anyone is wanting some of those geese I would hurry up because I wouldn't be suprised if they sell all their flocks but a couple just to keep in a couple years
     
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  4. Oregon Blues

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    I guess I'd better call Holderread. I've got a deposit paid on 4 Pomeranian goslings. If he is giving up geese, I'm going to have to drive over there and cough up the extra dough to buy adults right now.
     
  5. FarmrGirl

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    Quote:Wish I could drive over! I'll be ordering those American Lav & Blues that I'd held off getting... Don't want to worry about who'll be taking over those!
     
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    I got goose eggs from her this spring. No luck hatching but I hear that's a common theme this year and I'm afraid my broody Muscovy canibalized them anyway (wish I knew she was an egg eater before I planted those goose eggs under her butt!). I thought she was done with the birds and moving to the city... I just ordered Ancona hatching eggs from Plum Run Poultry so hopefully I can get my flock up and running without too much trouble.
     
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  7. Miss Lydia

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    Seems like as hot as it is, it would really be hard to ship this time of year? Was reading where someone received 45 chicks in Fla yesterday. I still think I'd be leary of ordering till it is cooler.
     
  8. StevenW.

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    Quote:Its hotter than last year! This heat and humidity is horrible!
     
  9. StevenW.

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    Quote:I got goose eggs from her this spring. No luck hatching but I hear that's a common theme this year and I'm afraid my broody Muscovy canibalized them anyway (wish I knew she was an egg eater before I planted those goose eggs under her butt!). I thought she was done with the birds and moving to the city... I just ordered Ancona hatching eggs from Plum Run Poultry so hopefully I can get my flock up and running without too much trouble.

    I thought so too but she still is selling ducklings and eggs. [​IMG]
    I've never heard of that place. Might have to check it out. [​IMG]
     
  10. StevenW.

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    They have Blue and Lavendar Anconas! I'm definitly going to be placeing a order when it cools downs!
     
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