Anyone know what breeds 'might' be included in Ideal "Rare Breed" special?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Jeffross1968, Feb 4, 2012.

  1. Jeffross1968

    Jeffross1968 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2011
    Smoky Mountains
    This week we received 25 chicks from Ideal that ordered from an email stating "Rare Breed Pullets". I emailed them and they said they couldn't tell me what was going to be in the order. Wasn't really my question but I gave up after that [​IMG]

    Anyway, I couldn't find anything on their website, and was wondering if anyone knew the breed pool that they draw from for that kind of special? If I knew what COULD be included, I could look around for chick pictures and try and figure out what I got.
  2. Jeffross1968

    Jeffross1968 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2011
    Smoky Mountains
    This is the description. It makes my head hurt.

    Hatchery's choice of Rare Breeds including those listed in the Rare Breed List or listed in the pricing section that includes Dominiques,
    which have not been sold as Specific Breeds or Specific Rare Breed Assortments.
    Last edited: Feb 4, 2012
  3. citychickx6

    citychickx6 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2011
    WOW from the description it looks like it could be anything that did not sell.

    Edited to add:
    I went and looked and it looks like if someone ordered pullets then the males end up in the assortments.
    Kind of a bummer when someone is trying for an assortment for eggs not meat.
    Last edited: Feb 4, 2012
  4. PtldChick

    PtldChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 15, 2011
    Portland, OR
    They have a rare breed pullet assortment if you want just females. Also, McMurray has an Ornamental Layer collection from their Rarest of the Rare selection.

    Could be almost anything - most of the pics in their description are rarer, except the last two GLW and really the only ones you could eliminate are RIR, PR, WL, BO, sex links, etc. I bet you get some interesting ones, though. Ideal usually sends good assortments.

    Post pictures and we'll try to help you!

    Edited for typos
    Last edited: Feb 5, 2012

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