Silkie thread!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by americana-chick, Feb 16, 2010.

  1. Fancy Feathers

    Fancy Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't bought Silkie eggs from eBay but I've bought other breeds and I've been very pleased with them.
     
  2. Lady Chickadee

    Lady Chickadee Rocky Top Silkies

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    It depends on who you are buying from off of ebay. When I bought silkie eggs off of ebay I made sure the seller had positive feedback and that some of the feedback said that people had hatched chicks out from their eggs. Just to make sure they are selling fertile eggs, sometimes they will sell them as fertile when they don't even own a rooster and blame your terrible hatch on shipping. The first time I bought hatching eggs I didn't make sure people had hatched from their eggs and ended up having zero eggs hatch (spent a good amount of money on them too).Ever since then I have made sure that people have hatched chicks from their eggs by looking at the sellers feedback.Since my first hatch I have had good hatches with shipped eggs. Also, if your looking for quality chicks you have to know to look for good silkies in the seller's pictures. Sometimes they will sell their eggs saying they're coming from quality silkies when they really are not.
     
  3. BackyardBreeder

    BackyardBreeder Out Of The Brooder

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    All of the sellers I am looking at have about a 85% fertility rate from the feedback that they get.
     
  4. mama2my4

    mama2my4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was looking today and I was shocked at how some of these "quality" birds looked!! Certainly not what I want for my program! Look here in the BST forum, too. There are a lot of excellent breeder who sell their eggs here.
     
  5. BackyardBreeder

    BackyardBreeder Out Of The Brooder

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  6. NewToFarming

    NewToFarming Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From what I can see, it looks like she might be a silver partridge. Can you post a close up of her? We should be better able to tell what color she is.
     
  7. BarnGoddess01

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  8. mama2my4

    mama2my4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what colors are you looking for. We may be able to help.
     
  9. Melissa Rose

    Melissa Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is just so very Precious [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]A little chicklet love goes a long way [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]I love your new avitar too [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  10. TheChicknGarden

    TheChicknGarden Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aww thanks melissa! We named the polish babies creme & brulee :D and they are so silly cant wait to see how they fill out ;)
     

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