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So who's a good source for buckeyes?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Overeasyplz, Jan 4, 2010.

  1. Overeasyplz

    Overeasyplz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 8, 2009
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    After reading what the recent buzz is in the Meat Birds ECT section, I want to learn more about the buckeyes. Who's breeding for hatching eggs, where to buy day olds, you know:) I think I'd like to try them this spring!
     
  2. Chipper

    Chipper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check this site out Buckeyechickens.com Good luck
     
  3. greenpeeps

    greenpeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm looking for the same thing. Earlier I found a web site with a list of registered breeders. If I find it again I'll post if for you
     
  4. Overeasyplz

    Overeasyplz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 8, 2009
    Leesburg
    Very nice site! They are really pretty birds. I know I started a tread that has already been done but the latest one was from 2008, so I wanted to see how the buckeye breeders were doing. What'sa buckeye nut? I have never heard of it. I don't see the cornish in them. They look more like a rock than anything [​IMG]
     
  5. OSUman

    OSUman GO BUCKS

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    Pathfinder and others on here have buckeye chickens and theres a whole thread on them in here.
     
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    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

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    Rnau has some gorgeous ones that are tied to national award winners by blood. Give him a pm. Thanks and happy hatching and Happy New Year!
     
  7. Brunty_Farms

    Brunty_Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, I have really good meat lines and as soon as I process the 300 broilers I have I will be setting eggs which should be in about 3 weeks. Hopefully by the end of May I should have plenty of chicks hatched for my project and the rest will be sold as hatching eggs. As for price, I have yet to determine the price but will keep you informed. Hatchery stock just isn't the same as getting them from a breeder. I have found hatchery stock of buckeyes to be smaller and very light in color.

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  8. OSUman

    OSUman GO BUCKS

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    Where/ Who did you get your stock from Brunty?
     
  9. Engteacher

    Engteacher Poultry, Poetry, and Prose

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  10. greenpeeps

    greenpeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Found it! AmericanBuckeyeClub.org . Theres a list of breeders by state.
     

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