Looks like Holderreads are selling out of Sebastopol geese.

Discussion in 'Geese' started by BirdBrain, Nov 26, 2010.

  1. BirdBrain

    BirdBrain Prefers Frozen Tail Feathers

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    Well, I was disappointed to see that Holderreads are selling out of Sebbies. They had beautiful birds. Anyone here buy any of their breeding stock to keep the lines going?
     
  2. Omniskies

    Omniskies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm beginning to get worried about Holderread. He already cut back a _lot_ this past year. That he is still cutting back makes me wonder if he is easing into retiring.
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    I really hope not! I myself am getting rid of a couple Sebbies from his stock, but they're actually a few generations from his actual breeding.

    I'm hoping to buy from them this spring, but really hoping they'll still have some waterfowl left!
     
  4. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    I was kinda dissapointed to that they were selling out of sebbies because I was going to buy some goslings next year.
     
  5. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    They won't have any babies this spring. From what I heard the sebs are almost all gone.

    I am waiting for a call back from a couple weeks ago as to what is left.
     
  6. CityChicker

    CityChicker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They have been downsizing every year for several years. They will not have Sebbie goslings next season. Don't worry in general though about their lines disappearing at this point. There are people that have gotten breeder stock from them that will carry on with what they have started.
     
  7. feathersandfluff

    feathersandfluff Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes when we heard of Holderreads no longer raising and selling Sebastopols, we did buy up a bunch of Holderreads breeders to keep the blood lines going.
     
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  8. Omniskies

    Omniskies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like I am officially putting in an order for a lot of their SQ ducklings to build up my flocks a bit more than I expected.

    Now I have to wonder if I -really- need those Dutch Hookbills and Australian Spotteds...
     

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