Silver Grey Dorkings, why must they be so hard to find?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by only4ghosts, May 10, 2012.

  1. only4ghosts

    only4ghosts Out Of The Brooder

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    All the hatcheries sell out and I cannot seem to find a breeder anywhere. Why are these gorgeous birds so hard to find?
     
  2. DeannaOR

    DeannaOR Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. leadwolf1

    leadwolf1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, I'm so glad that I got mine early in the season from the local feed store!
     
  4. DeannaOR

    DeannaOR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Now that I know you have some...you probably shouldn't tell me where you live..I'd be so ashamed to become a chicken knapper. [​IMG]
     
  5. leadwolf1

    leadwolf1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure...but who knows, the feed store might still have some. I have forbidden myself to go back :) It would be a very long trip for you to say chicken nap my dorking...but she is awfully cute :)

    I was supposed to get 2 Russian Orloffs, 1 silver grey dorking and 1 salmon faverolles.

    I ended up with 1 salmon faverolles..1 barnevelder, 1 EE, 1 black australorp, 1 speckled sussex, 1 silver grey dorking, 1 partridge rock, 1 blue andalusian and 1 silver laced polish...all but the polish are sexed pullets.

    Then, I went back...my orloff's I ordered were DOA...so I just had to see what else they had....and I got...1 mottled java, 1 mottled japanese, 1 hamburg, 1 light brahma 1 black langshan...

    They got in 25 silver grey dorkings on April 23rd...want me to call and see if they still have any available?
     
  6. DeannaOR

    DeannaOR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sure! I don't know where you are though...would they ship?
     
  7. leadwolf1

    leadwolf1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guess I would have to purchase it and ship. I've never done that before and I wouldn't think that would be good for a 2 week old chick to be shipped alone....

    I did email Randy the Chicken Man and asked if they had any left....

    I live in SE PA...so it would be quite a trip!
     
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  9. bethbug74

    bethbug74 The Lady Gadfly

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    I currently have Silver Grey Dorking eggs available. Our pair is young and very healthy. They are on 18% NatureWise All Flock, and their water is supplemented with Red Cell, daily. I am setting their eggs myself, but only have a single small incubator going at any given time, so I have a couple weeks out of each month during which I can collect eggs for others. Since I only have the pair, I am currently selling eggs by the "each." Each egg is $3, or I can send you 6 for $15. Shipping is $15 to just about anywhere. No shipping to Alaska or Hawaii...that just doesn't work out well for anyone. Here are my Silver Grey Dorking parent stock:


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