Ready to go to heaven? UK poultry auction site

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chickenlover54, May 30, 2010.

  1. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    OMG. OMG. I just spent about 20 minutes surfing the UK auction site. You're right. Dang. Didja see the "slight seconds" coops???

    Plus the chickens, so many kinds.... AUUUGGGHH!!!! [​IMG]
     
  2. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

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    Quote:no I didn't see that, where is it?
     
  3. blackred

    blackred Songster

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    I am sorry but I don't see what is so "Heavenly" about these sites.
    Just another couple of poultry auction sites, a few nice birds but mostly just pet type chickens that we have a lot of here.
     
  4. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

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    Quote:The birds are heavenly, not the actual site
     
  5. blackred

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    OK, I am sorry but I don't see what is so "Heavenly" about the birds on these sites. Is it because they are from the UK?
    Just a few nice birds mixed in with a lot of average or less birds. Did you notice the prices on these sites?
     
  6. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

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    Quote:No, its not because they are from the UK it is because those are some of the most amazing colors in exsistance, compared to what we have here, and yes I did notice the prices thay are extremely inexpensive! Only $30(a few dollars difference between our money and theirs) for a pair of Lemon Cuckoo Orpingtons that have spectacular type compared to what we have here
     
  7. SarahIrl

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    The grass, or indeed, the feathers, are always greener. Plenty of folks here would love to have some American breeds such as Delawares, etc, as something different. I shall be working on lavender x buff colurs next year, but still with birds you can get in the states too! (Although araucanas here do have tails, and massive head featherings, I have one chick who is probably going to bump into a lot of stuff when she's feathered out)

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    She has really cute chicky fuzz sprouting out under her eyes and across the top of her head now! Here she is hatch day
     
  8. blackred

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    Quote:No, its not because they are from the UK it is because those are some of the most amazing colors in exsistance, compared to what we have here, and yes I did notice the prices thay are extremely inexpensive! Only $30(a few dollars difference between our money and theirs) for a pair of Lemon Cuckoo Orpingtons that have spectacular type compared to what we have here

    What I am trying to say is that I see nothing spectacular about the birds listed, yes they may have a few colors you want but we have just as many that they do not. I am not sure of the rate of exchange is now but the last time I bought something off EBay from the UK the pound was almost twice what the US dollar is. So your 30 pounds is really $60, for average birds, and that is just the starting price.
     
  9. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    The chocolate wyandotte chicks are listed as coming from the stock af the creator of chocolate, but it's no one I've ever heard of before. I am pretty sure that chocolate wyandottes were created by Dr. Clive Carefoot.
     

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