Belt Hatchery

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by horsecrazy, Oct 7, 2008.

  1. horsecrazy

    horsecrazy Songster

    Sep 26, 2008
    central CA
    can you go to the site and pick out chicks from belt, or do you have to order like everyone else? I live only about 2 hours away.

    I mean the actual location/hatchery, not the web site.
    Last edited: Oct 7, 2008
  2. mtnhomechick

    mtnhomechick Songster

    Jun 27, 2008
    Mountain Home, AR
    I don't know too much about Belt.

    Did you ever consider buying chicks from a farm store.

    I got most of mine that way and they're a few days older. Always had real good luck with them too.

    Just thought it might be worth a try.

    Good Luck
  3. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Songster

    I called them last year because I only live about a half hour from them. They said I either have to order, or contact a local feed store and see if they would order what I want. I asked our feed store and they included my order in theirs and I just had to go pick them up the next week. It worked out great. I also know that they get rid of a lot of their breeding stock in the late fall. I don't know what condition the birds are in, but they are already grown and laying, so you wouldn't have the wait. If you buy the hens, you can get as few or as many as you want. [​IMG]
  4. bock

    bock Songster

    Oct 10, 2008
    Northern CA
    My chicks are coming from Belt on the 24th! I live near Redding CA, and I wanted to order from somewhere close to home. I didn't thought about picking them up, but that would be a long drive... Plus, I don't think you can pick them up from the hatchery.

    Does anyone have pics of their birds from Belt? I have been dying to see some. [​IMG]
  5. classicsredone

    classicsredone Songster

    Jan 6, 2011
    Crunchy California
    I've got six Barred Rocks from belt. I got them at the local feed store. They're messy little girls, but I love them. [​IMG] Btw, the other chicks are Silver Spangled Hamburgs from McMurray.

    <a href="" title="IMG_8702 by JJordanPhotography, on Flickr"><img src="" width="344" height="500" alt="IMG_8702" /></a>

    <a href="" title="IMG_8700 by JJordanPhotography, on Flickr"><img src="" width="500" height="333" alt="IMG_8700" /></a>

    And some video:

    (Click see all to the right to see the, I didn't get my daughter from Belt.) [​IMG]
  6. lorrylewis

    lorrylewis Hatching

    Oct 23, 2011
    [​IMG] My 1st post:

    Our feed store in Chico, Ca get their chicks from belt. I have not dealt with them personally ....I've just told my store what I'm looking for .. bata boom bata bing ... they have been able to order them [​IMG] ... SO, Far all of mine have been Healthy, Happy little hens .... straight run thats another story nothing wrong health wise just a lot of boys if you no what i mean [​IMG] [​IMG] plus I think the bigger the order that bigger the price discount [​IMG][​IMG]

    Half Cracked Acres: One great grandma [​IMG] , One wonderful man [​IMG] , me the crazy chicken lady [​IMG] [​IMG], ((( 4 grown children with their own homes [​IMG], almost 4 partners and most of them wear camouflage (doing that hunting thing to feed their families got to love green [​IMG])))), three grandsons who are young enough to still want to help.. We have 6 goats and [​IMG] counting, 3 dogs, and boy do we have [​IMG] chickens [​IMG] ..... new ones [​IMG] , old ones [​IMG] , ones people don't [​IMG] want any more .... luv em [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

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