Wanted; Swedish Flower Hen x Bantam eggs for my broody Ancona

Discussion in 'Chicken Hatching Eggs' started by ccstar, Aug 19, 2013.

  1. ccstar

    ccstar Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 17, 2013
    Gilroy, CA
    I am in California. I would love Swedish Flower Hen eggs crossed with Bantam for my feathered girl to hatch and my daughters to help raise. Do you have some for sale or perhaps suggestions where to look?
  2. lakenvelders

    lakenvelders New Egg

    Aug 19, 2013
    go online to murray mcmurray hatchery and look there
  3. KYTinpusher

    KYTinpusher Master Enabler

    Sep 3, 2011
    Northern KY
    I have purebred SFH eggs, but none crosssed with a bantam. Just curious, why do you want to mix them?
  4. ccstar

    ccstar Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 17, 2013
    Gilroy, CA
    I am thinking of just buying some SFH from a northern CA farm that has organic chickens and eggs. I just live in the city and have a really big EE and and Ancona. My tiny coop only has room for two more and I was thinking they would be happier if they were smaller and had a tiny amount of elbow room on the roost. That's all. I really don't want to goof with the breed as they are stunning but I'm not a breeder nor am I allowed to have a rooster so it was purely for convenience I thought a smaller cross would be better. Plus my folks wanted a few as well, so we would raise them and then bring all bit two to grandma and grandpas when the time was right. Thanks for asking!
    Last edited: Aug 20, 2013
  5. ki4got

    ki4got Hatch-a-Holic

    Apr 24, 2011
    Roanoke VA
    I don't right now, but I could. [​IMG] what flavor bantam x are you looking for? I have bantam cochins mostly. a mille fleur cochin with sfh would give the right color combination, but smaller with fuzzy feet/legs... I also have bantam blrw but my one girl is on strike. LOL

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