rare eggs- down the street!!!!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by klf73, Aug 8, 2008.

  1. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    I called a gentleman that I googled from a pic of a breed I like since he was in the same state. He called me back this evening. He has La Fleche, Lakenvelder, Buff Catalana, Crevecoeur, std Salmon Faverolles, Houdan, Blue Andalusian, and Buff Orps. I said "too bad you don't have BC Marans" he said "my good friend down the street has those" [​IMG]
    So he will call me in a couple of days since he hasn't collected any eggs for hatching and will give me directions so I can go pick up my La Fleche dozen for $8 [​IMG] . This guy has been breeding and showing chickens since the 60's and is sooo nice [​IMG] . I will have to see his friends birds while I'm there and see if I can get some eggs [​IMG] . I'm soo excited [​IMG]

  2. A Carolina Chick

    A Carolina Chick Songster

    Apr 16, 2008
    Lucky! Did you get the Ancona's you wanted?
  3. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Yes! thanks, that ended today. I only wanted a couple so I will have to rehome some if a lot hatch but she was the only one that had them.
  4. Lanissa86

    Lanissa86 Songster

    Mar 26, 2008
    San Antonio, TX
    Wow! Sounds like you got a great deal! I would love to have some of those breeds but, I am all hatched out for the year.. [​IMG]
  5. Let me know if he's interested in selling any of his Houdan eggs? I've been looking everywhere & I'm trying to get my 'bator filled up for my last hatch!
  6. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    I will see, if he ever calls me back [​IMG]

  7. Wynette

    Wynette Crowing

    Sep 25, 2007
    Krista, if you get Copper Black eggs, would you mind taking a pic of them & posting it?
  8. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
  9. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Crowing

    Mar 25, 2008
    That's so exciting! Here's hoping that you can get everything that you want! [​IMG]
  10. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Well, I got 7 La Fleche to hatch. Only 7 made it to hatch day. I had 4 upside down eggs that I didn't mark, but they were out of town for 3 days after he collected my eggs. So they sat there without turning and upside down. I don't know if it's coincidence [​IMG]
    I had posted that I thought one of the chicks looked stuck to the shell despite my turning and that one didn't make it past day 14 +/-
    Still, 7 should be enough to get a trio [​IMG]
    I don't know if they are out of town or what, so I will give it a couple more days then officially give up on the Marans [​IMG]


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