Are all hatcheries (backed up) this time of year?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by ashley12, Apr 27, 2009.

  1. ashley12

    ashley12 Out Of The Brooder

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    I just found out that the chicks I ordered from Cackle won't be here till June. Would I be better off to cancel that order and find a new hatchery, or are they all backed up this time of year? If not, which one do you suggest?

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  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    what about looking locally for chicks? you can get them in days???
     
  3. ashley12

    ashley12 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have looked. I just can't seem to find exactly what I want, so I decided to order them. My question is-- Are all hatcheries backed up this time of year? If not, which one would you suggest?
     
  4. old mill poultry

    old mill poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are backed up. I would just stay with the ones you want.
     
  5. ashley12

    ashley12 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you. I probably wouldn't get eggs this year anyway. I will just have to stay on pins and needles till they get here...
     
  6. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    may I ask what you ordered? Not that I have any-Im just curious if it's a special breed and they are backed up on all breeds in gerneral?
     
  7. ashley12

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  8. Mrs MIA

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    A lot of hatcheries ARE backed up this time of the year. I think there are more people ordering chickens because of the economy... though it's not necessarily cheaper to own them. [​IMG]
     

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