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Anyone used Welp Hatchery?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by obxWaMi, Nov 5, 2009.

  1. obxWaMi

    obxWaMi Songster

    I'm considering getting some chicks soon so that they will be nearly laying by spring. I liked the pictures of their facility.

  2. Sylverfly

    Sylverfly Songster

    Apr 29, 2009
    Northeastern Michigan
    That’s where I ordered a lot of my chicks from, they arrived timely and all were alive, all made it to adulthood I’m a first time chicken owner so the chicks must have been healthy to survive my foolish first attempts at raising them. The only concern I would have is that I ended up with a few roos that they should have been able to tell were roos based on the chick color. I also ordered some EEs and out of 5 only 1 lays a green egg, the others all lay brown eggs. Those are the only disappointments I had with Welp.

    Here's some of my chickens as chicks from Welp Hatchery:

  3. _sonshine_

    _sonshine_ In the Brooder

    Mar 16, 2009
    I was very happy w/ welp! I ordered 25 BR I got 26 the packing peanut was a roo and now I'm glad we got a roo. I only lost 1 chick at about 3-4 weeks old and just lost my broody this morning but I think she died b/c she didnt take care of herself (wasnt eating or drinking enough) all others are doing fine! If I order chicks again I would be happy to order from Welp!
  4. obxWaMi

    obxWaMi Songster

    So cute!! That first chick looks like it is wearing eyeliner.

    Thanks I'm glad to hear good reviews.
  5. Bugcrusher

    Bugcrusher In the Brooder

    Jun 23, 2008
    Lakeland, FL
    Just ordered 25 JG from welp and am expecting them today or tommorrow. 1st time with this hatchery so we shall see.[​IMG]
  6. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

    I used Welp this year and am very happy with them!
  7. TexasVet

    TexasVet Songster

    Nov 12, 2008
    Willis TX

  8. Colored Egg Farmer

    Colored Egg Farmer Chicken overload

    Ive used Welp the last 3 years very good customer service and chickens are healthy. Only had one problems with any of there chicks and the reason was the post office was late on delivering them and the hatchery still gave me a refund [​IMG] will use them for years to come
  9. Rlilchickadee

    Rlilchickadee In the Brooder

    Jul 24, 2009
    This was my first year also. I ordered meatbirds this spring. Never lost one or had any leg problems, or any problems for that matter. This summer I ordered 12 pullets and received 14, all were pullets. Not one roo! All are healthy and strong and beautiful. I will always use them. [​IMG]

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