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Hatcheries, Day Old Chicks

Hatcheries, Day Old Chicks

“ Our first order was in June of 2012 -- and like many who've reviewed, we had problems getting the breeds we wanted -- all on the same date.  The shipping cost is steep with My Pet Chicken, and being a beginner, I really didn't relish the idea of integrating different age groups of hens.  We settled on substitutes and made arrangements with our post mistress to call us immediately on...” --FuzzyMugz

83% Positive Reviews
Heritage White from S&G Poultry

Heritage White from S&G Poultry

“ I did not have a good experience with these birds. Here is the description from S&G's website: "The Heritage White chicken comes from the old White Plymouth Rock stock. Its sturdy frame and well balanced body makes it a great meat bird, not like the sluggish Cornish Cross with its giant breast. Our bird is bred to perform outside where it can earn its keep using a keen sense of...” --DStewart PDX

67% Positive Reviews
Holland

Holland

“The Holland is one of those dreamy, perfect breeds for every owner of a mixed flock or the person who desires good producing birds that are friendly and low-stress.   This is a breed that EVERYONE should own.   Not only are they beautiful, unflinchingly calm, quiet and sedate, they're great layers of XXL white eggs. Extremely hardy, they've done superbly well for me in a so. KY...” --ChickenWisperer

100% Positive Reviews
Houdan

Houdan

“I've had them for nearly a year now and they are such a great chicken. Really entertaining to watch them grow up and they look different from other chickens most people know so its easy for others to understand the pet chicken idea. They lay very steady and mine have good sized eggs, nice white ones so anyone who doesn't know where eggs come from wont know the difference with these. They are...” --Chambertin

93% Positive Reviews
Icelandic or Viking Hen

Icelandic or Viking Hen

“I've been raising and keeping Icelandic chickens for about a year and a half, now. I was first drawn to the breed by the diversity of the feather colors present, as well as its proclaimed hardiness. Over all, I have been delighted with the breed. I currently live in a large city environment, but am looking to move to a much more rural area within the next year or two. So, I wanted birds that...” --RedIII

100% Positive Reviews
Ideal Poultry bantams

Ideal Poultry bantams

“I have 12. Asked for 10, gave me 12, didn't lose any.  They are now 24 weeks and all are laying except 1, maybe 2. I am averaging 10 a day right now. One nice thing i noticed is they all are done laying by noon. My last batch of mixed would lay till 4 or even 5 pm. I really like that. I go out at noon, and that's it. So far, the eggs are white or a bit cream colored, nice hard shells. I am...” --scwheeler24

100% Positive Reviews
Ideal Poultry salmon faverolles

Ideal Poultry salmon faverolles

“I purchased 2, one week old pullets from ideal poultry in September. To my surprise they began growing black feathers instead of  white ones! I thought I had somehow got 2 roosters. I asked Ideal Poultry about this and got this response   Quote: "I talked to our farm manager and he did say that some of our females do have the black gene show up from time to time.  It is not a...” --mangobees

100% Positive Reviews
Iowa Blue

Iowa Blue

“ I have only one Iowa Blue rooster and he is the best roo I have ever had.  He is at least 8 lbs and absolutely gorgeous.  I got him from Sandhill Preservation Center as a packing peanut.  He will take on any predator to protect his hens, he always calls his ladies in when there are treats and watches over them while they eat.  He is the dominant roo in my flock,...” --BlackBrookPoultry

100% Positive Reviews
Ixworth

Ixworth

“We have 3 of these birds and my Husband just does not like them - infact they are going to be sold next week. They 'take off' at a hundred miles per hour for the slightest reason. They fit in ok with our other hens but have never wanted to get close to us. I think they look lovely but some do not like the look of their head/comb. Overall, an ok bird. ” --ScottyChic

100% Positive Reviews
Japanese

Japanese

“ I just love our Japanese Bantams.  Very docile, communicative birds. Come in a variety of colors. Excellent for any chicken lover or youth 4-H project. Show quality are difficult to come by. At hatch about 1/4 can be short legged. the others will be either medium or long legged. and then about 1/4 will have the leathal gene and won't hatch.   We are personally working on...” --meepitqueenie

100% Positive Reviews
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