Thinking of Buying these - What do you all think

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by TheChad, Oct 1, 2009.

  1. TheChad

    TheChad Out Of The Brooder

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    I found a trio of Barnevelder and a trio of Welsummers.

    They are all 4-5 months old. He wants $15 a piece for the trios.

    Just thougtht I would put pics up and see if you all thought they looked like good birds.
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  2. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    I'm going to give my outright judgement.

    Buy them as layers. They are not show birds and are not good quality, but a trio would go a ways to getting you some fresh eggs. Go ahead and eat the male.
     
  3. CelticMoon1

    CelticMoon1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldn't buy them as base for my breeding stock..
     
  4. TheChad

    TheChad Out Of The Brooder

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    Ya I do not show birds or anything. I am strictly an egg producing farm. But I have two breeder pens where i have my Buffs and RIR so that I can always rotate my stock with young hens and I was just looking for different breeds to add to my collection. I thought they looked a little thin and sad but I thought maybe I could get them healthy. Maybe I will pass.

    I am looking for Welsummers. My only girl I had died last night.
     
  5. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those birds are not in good condition. Take a pass. Birds that unthrifty aren't going to be great layers, don't go there. Hold out for better stock - have you checked on the Welsummer list for people with excess in your state? It's a yahoo group. Check there.
     

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