Are the chicks from MPC pure?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by Cat Water, Sep 26, 2010.

  1. Cat Water

    Cat Water That Person

    Jul 4, 2010
    Mid Coast Maine
    Are the turkens in peticular pure or are they mutts? What colors are they? Do they have completely naked necks? Thank you!
     
  2. Nava

    Nava I Got The Naked Neck Blues

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    I don't know I,ve never ordered from them, but if they have a bowtie they are not pure. like my avatar not pure.
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    I'm pretty sure they are the same as most other hatcheries - They all have a pretty naked neck, but about half your Turkens will be crossbred. Ideal and MPC in particular seem to shed this trait more than other hatcheries.
     
  4. columbiacritter

    columbiacritter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The birds I ordered from them weren't turkens. They were pure but darn lousy quality and 95% of the first order was DOA, two of 25 survived. The replacement order took a month to ship and had about a 50% survival rate. They don't raise their own birds, just buy from hatcheries that ship under MPC name so they really have very little control on what ships.
     

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