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8 Greenfire Farms Orust Day-Old Chicks
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8 Greenfire Farms Orust Day-Old Chicks
Current Bid USD 66.00
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Location : 32333, Florida
Country : United States
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Start Time : Aug. 11, 2017 19:01:32
End Time : Aug. 13, 2017 21:00:00
Winner(s) USD 66.00 - Jbander (0) Verified Bidder
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8 Greenfire Farms

Orust Day-Old Chicks



The winner of this auction will receive 8 unsexed day-old Orust chicks, one of the rarest, most beautiful, and hugely fascinating chicken breeds on the planet. This is a landrace of chicken that emerged on the western coast of Sweden where it survived by free-ranging along the rocky shores of Orust island, a windswept and desolate place that is home to only 1,800 hardy seafarers.

The Orust is a small to medium-sized large fowl that learned to scavenge a varied diet to survive. It has been known the eat fish, for example. Its exotic origins are matched by its exotic good looks: it has a wonderful black and white mottled feather pattern that is virtually unmatched in the chicken kingdom, and the pattern often carries through to a mosaic of black and white scales on its legs.

The chicks are equally beautiful with their panda-like fields of black and white down. We have found this to be a very hardy breed, and one unusual characteristic is that the roosters’ wattles become a bright iridescent violet color whenever they become agitated; a state that is often encountered because they are protective of the hens.

The hens are reasonably prolific egg layers, and they produce a small to medium-sized white egg.

The birds pictured on this auction represent the quality of the stock we are raising. The winner will receive 8 unsexed Orust day-old chicks that will be vaccinated for Marek's. The winning bidder pays $35 shipping. We will ship USPS Overnight Express within 3 weeks after the close of this auction.

Greenfire Farms raises some of the rarest poultry breeds in the world; for more information about our breeding program, please visit:


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Greenfire Farms Rare Breed Assortment (12)
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Start Bid : USD 1.00
Current Bid : USD 28.00
Ends : Oct. 18, 2017 20:00:00


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