OMG!!! Why are sebastopols so expensive??

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by shelleyd2008, Nov 12, 2008.

  1. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    I had seen pics of eggchel's sebies, and decided that I have to have some. Well after searching breeders and hatcheries, I'm thinkin I don't need them as bad as I thought! Almost all of them were $50 each, with the exception of 1 that was $35, but you had to order 4 or 6 of them! Why are these birds so expensive?? And I thought turkeys were bad!
     
  2. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    Because they are rare, hard to hatch and one of the best things since the invention of sliced bread..... [​IMG]
     
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    They are rare, extremely hard to hatch and are some scrumptuous eye candy.

    Jean - my sebbie I hatched from your eggs is turning into a lovely boy!
     
  4. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    I am happy your boy is filling out nicely.

    I have 14 of them right now and have to move 6 before winter sets in. I just have to find time and a dry day to sex them.

    And did I mention I just love my baby sebbies!!!! [​IMG]
     
  5. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

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    Sebbies are on my list for next year.
     
  6. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Do they hatch their own young, or do most people just incubate them?
     
  7. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:sebbies and an rcom 20 pro?? You must be rich! [​IMG]
     
  8. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

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    Not rich. Just a day dreamer
     
  9. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I need females, jean.

    As soon as you get good eggs this coming late winter I would love to set another batch.
     
  10. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    Quote:If they lay early I will let you know. You'll have to remind me which egg hatched, was it the big one or the little one. That way I can send you eggs from an unrelated pair.
     

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