Wanted: welsummer chicks or hatching eggs, west of Rockies

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by blaines.insane, Mar 3, 2009.

  1. blaines.insane

    blaines.insane Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 26, 2008
    SW Utah
    My incubator is sitting idle, and I either need to crank it up again or get some live chicks.

    Here is what I am looking for:

    I want to end up with 10 - 12 healthy, happy, good-mannered Welsummer hens, and a roo or two. Not so much interested in breeding as in eating (eggs), so I'm not looking for sq or anything like that. I am more interested in mild manners, as I have young kids whose responsibility it is to gather eggs daily. I prefer speckled eggs over solids.

    I don't care whether I get hatching eggs or chicks. If eggs, I need 2 doz+. If chicks, I don't want straight-run. I want just 10 - 12 female, & 2+ males

    Please PM me if you can help me out. I am ready now.

    OH, and I would much prefer to buy from somebody west of the Rockies, to keep the shipping time/distance as short as possible.

    Last edited: Mar 3, 2009
  2. LilEmilysChknPen

    LilEmilysChknPen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2009
    Ocala Fl
    Hi! I know you asked for 2 dozen. But I have a 1/2 Dozen welsummers that I need to get rid of. If your interested or want to see pictures, You can visit my Myspace.


    Felisha [​IMG]
  3. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

    Sep 25, 2007
    You might check with Mothergoose on here - she's in Illinois, but she's got very nice stock and they lay among the darkest I've seen for Wellies. Good luck!
  4. mrsengeseth

    mrsengeseth Chillin' With My Peeps

    check with okiehen too. I think that's the right name.
  5. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 5, 2007
    He is looking to find eggs out west. Just wish mine were laying better. since I live in the same state.
  6. mrsengeseth

    mrsengeseth Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:yeah, I saw that, and almost edited. But it's good to have the other options in case he can't find anything out west.
  7. blaines.insane

    blaines.insane Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 26, 2008
    SW Utah
    I saw that okiehen has some listed, but only 1/2 dozen. I only have one incubator, so I can't stagger hatches. I don't want to put in just 6 eggs, get 2 maybe 3 chicks, then have to wait another 21 days to get more. Would much prefer to buy all at once.
  8. okiehen

    okiehen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 25, 2007
    I could do 18 eggs. If your interested I could get them out in the mail Monday.
  9. BeardedChick

    BeardedChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    L&SChickens (on the forum) in WA state has them.
  10. blaines.insane

    blaines.insane Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 26, 2008
    SW Utah
    Found some!

    Wow, thanks for great response.

    Okie, if for some reason I don't get the quality/quantity I'm after with this first batch, I'll look you up in about a month.

    Thanks again,

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