Virginia

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by tntfarm, Jan 15, 2007.

  1. bobbieschicks

    bobbieschicks Chicken Tender

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    There is an egg finder thread https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...-by-state-buy-eggs-sell-eggs/200#post_9554558 on page 1 is the fresh egg locator by state - but currently I'm the only one listed in VA. lol!

    She could try Craigslist for her area - I know that I list my eggs on there - but I don't travel to Richmond for egg sales. I'm sure there's a farm or farmer's market near her or she can check a local paper for egg suppliers - there's always someone selling eggs. Hope she finds someone soon - as fresh is sooooo much better than store bought!
     
  2. ESofVA

    ESofVA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Geez!!! Wish I could find someone near me that loved chickens and liked to shop (not especially for chickens)!!!! I REEEEAAAALYYYY HATE shopping by myself and am new to the shore. I know practically no one!
     
  3. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
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    I live in the Lynchburg area and I'm looking for day-old chicks - any breed, even mixed-breds.

    My very sweet little Serama hen is broody and all her eggs turned out to be infertile, so I'm trying to find a few brand new baby chicks for her. I don't have anything in my incubator and I'm having a really hard time finding any chicks this time of year. [​IMG]

    Please PM me if you might have chicks for me or know someone who does!
     
  4. ki4got

    ki4got Hatch-a-Holic

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    lol i like chickens but HATE to shop. unless it's for more chickens,..
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  5. ESofVA

    ESofVA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL!!! I like that, too!! I went to the Swap near here for the first time last weekend and came home with 3 Silkies!! I told hubby at least I came home with fewer than I took with me!!! I also went to the feed store there 2 days before to get some poultry dust and came home with 5 babies! 3 are baby Silkies and he gave me two others that were crippled. One of those is a Silkie and it has a dislocated hock. The other is a Silver Sebright that couldn't straighten its toes out. They are in splints now and hopefully when I take them off they will be OK. The Silkie apparently was injured after it hatched as it has a bit of a scab on it. I don't think it came out of the shell that way. I got the joint put back in place but don't know how it will be and really don't know how long to leave the splint on that one. maybe a couple of days more. Will try the Sebright tomorrow. I put the splints on Sunday.
    Now that I have been to a swap, I know what they are like and will do more next year. This year was a learning trip for me but I did sell 5 chickens.


    OH!!! I picked out a white Silkie and a buff one. I had to get the 2 sellers to keep them for me until I had and empty cage. I didn't want to keep them in a box for so long. So after selling a few I got the white one and went to get the buff one. I then realized the buff one didn't have a beard. The bearded ones were $5 more but that was fine with me. So I paid the woman the extra $5 and while she was taking it her husband indicated that he put both of them in for me!! LOL!! So for 20.00 I got 3 Silkies. I was pleased....K
     
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  6. ESofVA

    ESofVA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ND....hmmmmmm...I couldn't find anyone to make a day road trip with me across the bay to look for chicks a while back!! So, I didn't go. :(
     
  7. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I could meet people from Richmond in Ashland, but my production will not pick up until Feb.
     
  8. Ms Ellen

    Ms Ellen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey VA people this looks like it has chicken coop potential!

    http://richmond.craigslist.org/grd/3329567835.html

    I sometimes have eggs and I am in Ashland. I am not going to run a light this winter though so probably only the silkies will lay eggs. Silly things can't lay in the summer because that is when they have to be broody [​IMG].
     
  9. bobbieschicks

    bobbieschicks Chicken Tender

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    At least it's a great price. You could certainly add some wire and modify it slightly to make a great coop.

    My silkie has just gone broody for her 3rd time this year!
     
  10. cubalaya

    cubalaya Overrun With Chickens

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    tractor supply in powhatan is having an event on oct 20. i will be there with some cubalayas and delawares. $20 a bird
     

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