What Is Wrong With This Ad?

speckledhen

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In the Georgia Farmers Market Bulletin:

8 week, healthy, Golden Comet purebred pullets, brown egg layers, $10 each

Wonder if I should tell her what's wrong with her ad?
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I've seen this same thing over and over.​
 
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speckledhen

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Well, a Golden Comet by definition is a hybrid layer, not a purebred. If you breed a Golden Comet rooster and hen, they are no longer a reliable sexlink. Some people dont realize what a Golden Comet, Cinnamon Queen, Shaver Red, etc is.

EDITED TO ADD: At least I could read the ad. Sometimes, that's not the case. I've on occasion had to ask what the heck they're selling. And I really wouldnt call her just to tell her about that.
 
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halo

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I can't tell you how many times Ive seen Golden Comet eggs on ebay. I always email the seller and ask them the parentage, and they tell me Golden Comets. I sometimes email them back and tell them a golden comet is a cross between....whatever it is, I forget right now.....but it never seems to sink in. Oh well...
 

tiki244

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Wonder if I should tell her what's wrong with her ad?
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I've seen this same thing over and over.

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Ah off the subject, but isn't $10 for an 8 week old kind of expensive?
 

deerman

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Seen the same and red stars eggs for sale. They may not know what a golden comet is. bet those people buying the eggs dont know either.

You could sell eggs that produce golden comets. White rock hens with RIR or NH roosters.
 

~SunSetsWest~

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Halo and I have a fun pet peeve e-mail going between us about people that put adds in and don't know what they have, like Buff Ormingtons, barrel rocks and pecan ducks
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