Who to buy from?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by tothemoon, Oct 9, 2009.

  1. tothemoon

    tothemoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are so many breeders on here that I am wondering if anyone can give me some advice on who are the best breeders to buy from. Im not looking for show birds but would like good quality and decent pricing. I am interested in Standard Lemon Blue Cochins, Bantam Cochins in Lavender; White and Barred, and Jersey Giants in Blue.
     
  2. pamperedpoultry

    pamperedpoultry CHICKENFIED

    Quote:There are alot of great breeders on here. I have lavender bantam cochins (Split black roo over lav hens) and white/frizzle
     
  3. tothemoon

    tothemoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know for sure I want some Standard size Lemon Blue Cochins and will hopefully get some eggs from equibling when her hens start laying again. I am still trying to decide about the other ones though. Just trying to get an idea of who to buy from when I make my mind up!
     
  4. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

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    Hi, I agree there are many terrific sellers on BYC. I encourage you to look at the BYC seller feedback...It will be up only a few more weeks, so you may want to print it out to historically get an indication of satisfaction with the seller. Here is the feedback board:
    http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=pcz6aC_klXJDTE8H01hR-RA

    Also, I'm not clear all the kings of eggs you are seeking, but we ship eggs and also sell eggs and live poultry from our full time chemical free farm in Georgia.

    Presently we have turkeys, chickens and guineas for sale at our small chemical free farm.

    Our poultry for shipping eggs are:

    Welsummers - non hatchery

    White Leghorns - non hatchery - sold out for this season

    Black Copper Marans - Wade Jeanne Line - feathered feet - French Standard - C-1 pen

    Speckled Sussex - non hatchery

    Buff Orpingtons - non hatchery

    Barred Rocks - non hatchery

    Non Production Rhode Island Red - Pure Mahogany - non hatchery

    For 2010

    Peking Ducks

    White Chinese Geese

    Brown Chinese Geese

    Guineas - Presently - White, Pied, Lavendar, French and blended

    Ameracaunas - from Dipsy Doodle - bbs

    Large Fowl Cochins - 2 lines

    Wheatan Marans - Buddy Henry's stock

    The following turkeys
    Royal Palm
    Bronze
    Bourbon Red
    Jersey Buff
    Pencil Red

    Geese, guineas and turkeys are time specific in laying patterns and not available year round.

    Farming, vegetable and poultry and goats are our full time business and we take the care and tending of all of these very seriously and carefully.

    Please let me know if any of our eggs are of interest to you and have a blessed day.
     
  5. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I'd find the sellers who have the breeds you're interested in and pm or email them for pictures of their breeding flocks. Even on BYC the quality can vary greatly. Do a search of the breeds you're looking for.

    Right now most of my girls are molting and or taking a break, but I raise BBS wyandottes, BBS orps, Speckled Sussex, Wheaten Marans, Cuckoo Marans, Silver laced wyandottes, Blue Laced Red wyandottes.
     
  6. The_chick_inn

    The_chick_inn New Egg

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    I have been trying to find Blue Laced Wyandottes, not the "Blue Laced Red"
    Anyone know who sells them as chicks?
     
  7. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Quote:Do you mean just Blue Wyandottes? Mine have lacing, although not as dark as I'd like.....but the ones that have dark lacing are few and far between.
     
  8. tothemoon

    tothemoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Stupid question #3...........what does BBS mean?
     
  9. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Quote:BBS means that the birds are Black, Blue, and Splash (also called Blue Splash). When 2 blue birds are bred together, they produce BBS offspring.
     

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