Partridge Rocks

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Nana2KJS, Jan 22, 2010.

  1. Nana2KJS

    Nana2KJS Chicks-n-Ahs

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    Are there not that many breeders of the partridge rock out there? I have done repeated searches here and on the net, but haven't found a source for hatching eggs for this beautiful bird. Is there a reason for that? I just find it to be particularly pleasing, but maybe I'm missing something .. should I not want them? Info and opinions welcome!
     
  2. blackdotte

    blackdotte Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I suggest you contact the Sec of the Plymouth Rock Club,
    Robert Blosl
    E-mail Address(es):
    [email protected]
    David
     
  3. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cybercat has Partridge Rocks
     
  4. Jim from Cincinnati

    Jim from Cincinnati Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello....the Mount Healthy Hatchery which is located in Cincinnati, Ohio...has partridge rocks listed on their website
     
  5. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    I would get a hold of Robert Blosl as suggested by blackdotte.
    You cold all so try posting you question at the Rock Club Board.

    Chris
     
  6. CountryMom

    CountryMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Tammy a couple years ago I searched for high quality Partridge Rocks. Of the few breeders I found, none had anything available because they claimed they did not lay well. Now that list is long gone that I had of people I spoke with....but there were not many at all. I was really disappointed. Cybercat here on BYC has them and she seems to do well with them. I would suggest getting a hold of her and seeing what she has available. Otherwise, you can find them at some hatcheries. It depends on what you are looking for really.....a production bird or a show quality bird. I will be getting some, but am looking for production so will go to a hatchery.
     
  7. QuailHollow

    QuailHollow Chillin' With My Peeps

    We have them, but, unfortunately - nothing for sale. [​IMG]

    ETA: they are the larger heritage show type birds. It is true, that the bigger stock is not renowned for their awesome laying abilities.
     
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  8. cybercat

    cybercat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Finding PRs from a breeder is next to impossible. Your best bet for good decent birds is Mt Healthy where I got mine. Many top breeders recomened them for a hatchery due to the quality of their chickens. PR are one of the breeds they sell and they only sell a few breeds. I do know that in the PR club there are a few that now have them but most are not selling. ALBC has a breeder out in CO I have no idea if they still have them or not. Also Sandhill has them but they sell out fast too.

    Like most with this breed I will not be selling this year as I am expanding my flock on demand of my hubby. Just got to love a husband like that. [​IMG] I might have some late summer but that is a big might. Sorry can not be of more help.
     
  9. Birch Run Farm

    Birch Run Farm Biddy up!

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    I have a one year old hen that is very nice for sale. I don't work with this breed which is why she is available.
     
  10. TimG

    TimG Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Funny you should start this thread now, there is also this thread started recently (and which talks a bit about sources).
     
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