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Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by wistlindixie, Mar 20, 2011.

  1. wistlindixie

    wistlindixie Songster

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    Hatchery or Incubator (eggs from ebay, BYC auction, other???) I'll probably never show them but I'd like quality birds. Big FLUFFY ones! I'm so in love with their look and I have got to have some. Anyone recommend a hatchery or egg seller? Thanks in advance!
     

  2. chickendales

    chickendales Songster

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    hatching eggs are good if u have good bator local breeder would be best hatchery might be good if ur looking for pets but then u have order lots
     
  3. muddyhorse

    muddyhorse Songster

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    where are you located at ? there may be a breeder in your area that can help you
     
  4. wistlindixie

    wistlindixie Songster

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    I can't find a breeder near me. I think I should become one because there is a shortage apparently.
     
  5. muddyhorse

    muddyhorse Songster

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    if you are ordering eggs I would go with byc auctions over ebay. I have had better luck with hatching eggs here.
     
  6. Celtic Hill

    Celtic Hill Songster

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    CJ has their egg special!!! I would SO go with them! Im getting a buff pair form them in the fall!!!
     
  7. squeakyballs

    squeakyballs Songster

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    My hatchery stock silkies are not very fluffy.
     

  8. wistlindixie

    wistlindixie Songster

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    I really want some fluff...so I think I'll look into eggs. I gotta get these orpingtons out of the bator first though! 2nd hatch is due in 2 weeks.
     
  9. wistlindixie

    wistlindixie Songster

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    Quote:What's CJ? I might need to check this out. [​IMG]
     
  10. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    I strongly recommend purchasing birds from a breeder. You can see the birds or know of the breeders reputation. There are breeders all over the US. OP, where are you located?
     

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