Please recommend a reputable breeder of bantam cochins

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by Godiva, Dec 16, 2008.

  1. Godiva

    Godiva Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am looking for some show potential hatching eggs. I just had a sad experience with a really nice roo that was sick. I think I want to stick to hatching eggs, that way I have more control over what comes into my flock esp with regards disease. Do you know of someone who has really good quality birds and who sells hatching eggs? I would prefer someone relatively near SC so as to avoid the worst of the shipping stress, but really, anyone really good I am interested in. I am learning in leaps and bounds and sometimes it is the hard way
     
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  2. Msbear

    Msbear Fancy Banties

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    I will have "show potential" blue and black mottleds as well as columbian eggs in the spring. My columbians cleaned house at the country fair though the competition was far from stiff [​IMG] My friend jokes with me and called them "ringers"

    I got my birds from Tom Roebuck and Jamie Matts which are two of the best breeders in the country.

    I know Oldtimegator has beautiful blacks and she is located in FL. There are a few more on here pretty close to you and Im sure they will chime in.

    click on "my page" to see my birds.
     
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  3. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

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    BantyMan here on BYC is in Blue Ridge, GA. He has some real nice birds and is a nice fellow as well.
     
  4. Godiva

    Godiva Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much for the leads, I know there are some lovely birds out there - just want a few of my own [​IMG] Will be in touch [​IMG]
     
  5. daygrower

    daygrower Out Of The Brooder

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    Oldtimegator has sq blacks and is very helpful and good to deal with
     
  6. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Tom Roebuck has great cochins. Not sure if he sells but worth looking into.
     
  7. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks for the mention, everyone. I really appreciate it!!

    Godiva...check my website for photos. My black girls are laying about 3 -4 eggs per day right now. I should be able to hook you up with 6-12 if you have any interest.
     
  8. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Tom's an excellent source if he has what you need. Here's a link to some other breeders of quality Cochins.

    http://www.cochinsrule.com/
     
  9. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Tom's an excellent source if he has what you need. Here's a link to some other breeders of quality Cochins.

    http://www.cochinsrule.com/

    Tom does sell birds...usually all are over 5 months. In fact, I put in a request for a pair of whites and a pair of columbians back in the summer and will pick them up from him at the January show here. It's my understanding that he pretty much only sells pairs and he doesn't have a lot of them to sell. You just need to email him and see if he has any of what you are looking for.
     

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