any experience with efowl.com?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MLMcManus, May 22, 2012.

  1. MLMcManus

    MLMcManus Hatching

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    Hello from Central Virginia -

    I'm starting my first flock and looking for decent heritage layers, the rarer the better. It's getting late but I'm eager to get started with chicks asap ... I'm looking for 20-25 chicks to start, all pullets, free range, tractor coop, etc but I'm having a hard time finding what I want.

    Does anyone have experience with efowl.com?
    I want to order
    5 speckled sussex
    5 partridge plymouth
    5 silver lace wyandotte
    5 naked neck
    5 welsummer

    I would really love any and all feedback about the site, these breeds, or raising in VA.

    THANKS!!!
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Although they lay a medium egg, I am particularly fond of my Speckled Sussex. I also have high hopes for the Euskal Oiloa (basque chickens) that I hatched out this spring.
     
  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing

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    [​IMG] . E Fowl to the best of my knowledge dropships. Which means many of their prices may be higher than the source of the birds.
     
  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. :thumbsup
     
  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  6. DeniseL

    DeniseL Chirping

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    Welcome to BYC! No experience with that company as we've gotten all our chicks locally. Sounds like a nice flock you are planning. Enjoy! [​IMG]
     
  7. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Songster

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    Efowl is a broker only and not a hatchery. I recommend using a hatchery that ships.
     
  8. MLMcManus

    MLMcManus Hatching

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    Any suggestions for hatcheries then, the local options I've uncovered don't have much variety and I've also noticed that some specifically won't ship to VA.

    Thanks!!!
     
  9. I ordered from efowl, as did a coworker, although we didn't know we did, or we would have combined orders. Yes they a brokers, use a number of hatcheries. That said, it was problem free, healthy chicks, no problems. The chicks come directly from the hatchery, you just may not know which one.
     
  10. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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