Sandhill Preservation Center is offering icelandic chickens this year

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by Georgia Boy 1970, Jan 11, 2012.

  1. Georgia Boy 1970

    Georgia Boy 1970 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Just like the title said. But was wondering where they might have gotten their stock. Are these rare in the U.S.?
    Thanks
     
  2. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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  3. ReiMiraa

    ReiMiraa Chillin' With My Peeps

    They are an awesome breed. I know know of 3-4 imports into the us. there are 2 main import lines. Lisa Richards has some nice birds over on the east coast.
    Mine free range really well and fly, escape artists.... these would not mix with the urban chicken owners...
     
  4. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    How did Sandhill acquired these birds?

    I only know of three breeders but could it be Lisa's or Greenfire?
     
  5. ReiMiraa

    ReiMiraa Chillin' With My Peeps

    I don't think greenfire ever had Icelandics
    mine are from the Behl lines.
     
  6. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Oh I got Icelandics confused with Swedish Flower hens from Greenfire! My apologies! [​IMG]

    I am only aware of Lisa and nother BYCer having Icelandics. Never heard of Behl? It didn't ring a bell to me yet! Brain fart today!
     
  7. joyous

    joyous Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just saw this line...Glenn drowns of Sandhill emailed me today and he got his line from Ed Hart who got them from Behl.
     
  8. joyous

    joyous Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Icelandic chicks from Sandhill Preservation Center , Glenn Drowns got them from Ed hart who got them from Behl
     
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  9. BOrion

    BOrion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would really like to have some Icelandic chickens. I live in Northern New Mexico. Anyone out there have some for sale?
     

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