Im In Love! (Greenfire Farms Sweedish Flower Hens)

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by usschicago1, Jul 20, 2010.

  1. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

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    I Keep on looking at these beautiful birds ! Im spending more time looking at those photos than looking through BYC lately. If i had $400 Dollars i would buy them ! Im in love, there better than cochins lol! Anyone else having these same thoughts?
     
  2. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

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    They're pretty, but I wouldn't spend $400 on a pair of birds....
     
  3. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Quote:I agree.

    There nice but not 400.00 dollars nice...

    For me I would just go get a Speckled Sussex and cross it with a Partridge Rock they should look about the same and a whole lot cheaper in price.
    If you like the Toppy Sweedish Flower you could just take the above cross and cross it with a Polish.

    Chris
     
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  4. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Quote:I agree.

    There nice but not 400.00 dollars nice...

    For me I would just go get a Speckled Sussex and cross it with a Partridge Rock they should look about the same and a whole lot cheaper in price.
    If you like the Toppy Sweedish Flower you could just take the above cross and cross it with a Polish.

    Chris

    Exactly. Or check this out: https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=259853&p=1

    Remember
    how much the light sussex were last year? Well now you can get the same bloodines of chicks for $6. Worth waiting!
     
  5. flgardengirl

    flgardengirl Songster

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    Sunny side up :)
    They are beautiful. I just love chicken breeds where the hens get to be as pretty as the roosters [​IMG]
     
  6. NYREDS

    NYREDS Crowing

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    Their prices are crazy!!! $99 each for some day old chicks?
    $19 each for day olf Sebrights & their pictures of their adult Sebrights show birds that would be disqualified in any show.
     
  7. corancher

    corancher Songster

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    I think they are beautiful. The price is higher because it cost a lot of money to find and import the birds. There will certainly be many people who will purchase these birds and hopefully help preserve this lovely breed.

    I am very tempted but I am holding out for the Chocolate Orpingtons. [​IMG]
     
  8. KinderKorner

    KinderKorner Songster

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    The think their colors look like mottled EE's. And there body shape look to skinny and scraggly for me. [​IMG] I like nice and fluffy, big round, like cochins, or brahmas.

    [​IMG] I'm just not seeing the love.

    I'll be holding out on those chocolate orps as well.[​IMG]
     
  9. pinkchick

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

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    I love them too and was seriously thinking about them, but the price is too high IMO. I just received my Black Coppers from Green Fire Farms and they are absolutely beautiful but they too were spendy, but again IMO they were worth it. I had a nice chat with Jenny the gal who does the hatching and shipping at GFF and she stated they are very unique birds and she is a huge fan of them.
     

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