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Our Fly babies - Quality of Hatching eggs and experience with them

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by ronott1, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg Premium Member Project Manager

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    I want to hatch some Partridge Penedesenca eggs. They are one of those hard to hatch breeds when shipped. There is a Hatchery called Our Fly Babies that has them along with other rare breeds.

    Please post a reply if you have experience with them. Also, where is the best place to get Partridge Penedescas or hatching eggs?
     

  2. Hangtown Farms

    Hangtown Farms Crowing

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    thanks for starting this Ron.
    says new Wheaten Penedesenca on there site as well
     
  3. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg Premium Member Project Manager

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  4. Hangtown Farms

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    spoke to them today. very nice people. they mostly just have partridge now and some wheaten though they are not laying. i gave her my number if anything changes
     
  5. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg Premium Member Project Manager

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    Thank you for the update!

    It is nice to hear that they are nice and respond by phone.
     
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    They seem nice (didn't actually go through and purchase the birds, as they didn't have what I wanted), but they are not prompt at answering emails. So, it is better to call them.
     
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  7. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg Premium Member Project Manager

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    Thank you!

    I have noticed that with a lot of places, including Feed Mills. Some industries seem to be a bit slower to move into the modern age than others....
     

  8. Hangtown Farms

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    yeah sand hill finally called me back to say dont count on my order this year will be in the spring
     
  9. goldfinches

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    My experience with them was horrible. Besides their lack of communication, their day old chicks they sent to me were a mishmash of breeds. Something mixed with marans, I think they were trying to make olive eggers but didn't succeed. I have some strange bird who looks like a polish/andalusian mix. I am surprised they either couldn't tell what the chicks were that they were sending me or else didn't care. I think I only got 3 of the birds I ordered out of 30+. The roosters were all mean and are now in the freezer. I regret the money I wasted with them.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/634650/has-anyone-ever-ordered-from-our-flybabies-in-wi
     
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  10. Hangtown Farms

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    that is too bad. spoke to her last week about some black penedesenca
    very nice lady but was not confident she could pull any eggs together
     

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