Please HELP! Pyncheons Wanted!!!!
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Depending on where you are located, I would think you should be able to sell the surplus birds from a minimum order--especially a breed that wouldn't be found at the feed stores. Also, look at any of your local feed stores, maybe they are supplied by the hatchery you mentioned?
I wouldn't be worried about hatchery chicks being closely related any more than a breeder.
I'm not sure why you're mad that the silkies didn't have pea combs, aren't they supposed to have Walnut? So what did they have?
The different big hatcheries are going to have some breeds that are better than others. Personally, I'd get the chicks from the source you've found, sell the extras, and continue to look for a better source.