Holland Chicken search

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chicken cabin, Mar 4, 2016.

  1. chicken cabin

    chicken cabin New Egg

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    I am looking for some Holland Chickens or hatching eggs to purchase in the Midwest. There are none listed on the Livestock Conservancy. I would like the barred or the white Holland - even both.
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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  3. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    I think that's going to be a tough breed to find just about anywhere. They are rare and according to one source I just looked at, it's speculated that the whites have disappeared (according to the Livestock Conservancy and Henderson's Handy Dandy Chicken Chart). I did a quick check with a couple online hatcheries...MyPetChicken says they can't find any, others do not include them in their offerings (Murray McMurray, Purely Poultry, Meyers, eFowl).

    There are a few older posts here on BYC where people have found them at Sand Hill Preservation Center, they're in Iowa. I don't know if they still offer them or not but with a Google search you could find SHPC's phone number.

    Good luck finding the birds you want!
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - I wish you the best of luck in finding your breed of choice.

    Cheers
    CT
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You could try putting "white Hollands," in the search box and see if anything comes up. If not there is a chance something will turn up on google. Would you know if they are known by any other name?
     

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