Looking for marans pullets, at least 4 months old

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by irf1983, Dec 12, 2009.

  1. irf1983

    irf1983 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone know where I can buy or order marans hens. I'd rather not raise chicks again as I just merged my flocks, but if I have to, I will. Any help would be great, thank you!
     
  2. Paraclete 2

    Paraclete 2 Out Of The Brooder

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    Your asking about Marans but remember there are many kinds of marans, so what kind of marans are you looking for? Shipping four month old pullets would cost you an arm and a leg. Thats why most buy day old's. Paraclete 2
     
  3. irf1983

    irf1983 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any kind really, just looking for some chocolate eggs.
     
  4. bonnylass79

    bonnylass79 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pullets are hard to find and expensive. Do a search on craigslist. There was a guy in Brooksville with two breeding pairs of Black Copper Marans for $75 per pair. They're about 5 months old. He also has some chicks that just hatched. The pullets aren't laying yet, but should be in another month or two. I got three pullets and one cockerel from the same guy. Very nice birds.
     
  5. irf1983

    irf1983 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I bought three "pullets" from him a few months ago. One was diseased and two ended up being roosters, and he has not replied to me since.
     
  6. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    When I sell pullets or hens for laying flock homes, I charge $50/bird, minimum. $100 if it is a spectacular, great looking bird with excellent coppering on the neck, good comb, feet reathers good, right eye color. I almost never sell that kind though... don't have enough of them myself.
     
  7. bonnylass79

    bonnylass79 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There's someone in Zephyrhills selling a rooster and two hens on craigslist. All blue birchens and 1 - 1 1/2 years old. Currently laying.
     
  8. irf1983

    irf1983 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you for the tip, unfortunately i can't take another rooster. Thank you though.
     

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