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20 Greenfire Farms 55 Flowery Hen Day-Old Chicks
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20 Greenfire Farms 55 Flowery Hen Day-Old Chicks
Current Bid USD 72.00
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Location : 32333, Florida
Country : United States
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Start Time : Sep. 08, 2017 21:30:00
End Time : Sep. 10, 2017 21:30:00
Winner(s) USD 72.00 - StephanieWind (10) Verified Bidder View Member Profile
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20 Greenfire Farms 55 Flower Hens

The lucky winner of this auction will receive 20 or more day-old 55 Flowery Hen chicks, and we guarantee that at least 15 of the 20 chicks will be females. 55 Flowery Hens were created –spoiler alert!—in 1955 in Sweden by Father Martin Silverudd, also the creator of the Isbar. 55s were the first breed invented by Silverudd and over a half-century have proven to be one of his most successful creations. While the half-dozen or so of the Silverudd chicken breeds have largely slid into obscurity, 55s remain in a few commercial flocks in their native country. 55s deliver on the goals initially established by Silverudd: Create an auto-sexing chicken that produces eggs for the table in commercial quantities. Using different varieties of leghorns Silverudd created a breed where the rooster looks very different than the hen from the day it hatches and throughout its life. Greenfire Farms was the first to import this breed into the United States.

As a day-old chick the males are easy to distinguish by the blonde down on the backs of their heads, and as adults the males are largely white while the females are decorated with a beautiful spotted pattern; the ‘flowers’ that contribute to the breed name.

The hens are truly prolific layers and, compared to the size of the hen, the white eggs they lay are the largest of any of the breeds we maintain here at Greenfire. The utility value of this breed certainly make it one of Silverudd's finest achievements.

The pictures on this auction represent the quality of the stock that Greenfire Farms is currently working with. The winning bidder will receive 20 or more day-old 55 Flowery Hen chicks of which at least 15 chicks will be females. They will be vaccinated for Marek's. They will be shipped within 3 weeks of the close of this auction. We guarantee live delivery and the health of the chicks for 72 hours after you receive them. The auction winner pays an additional $35 in shipping costs.

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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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