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Best hatcheries?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by shadow rabbit10, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Holy moly they're expensive! That's the worst shipping price I've ever seen! I'd recommend My Pet Chicken or Meyer if you need small orders of chicks - I have had great experience with them AND MPC sexes bantams.
     
  2. shadow rabbit10

    shadow rabbit10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Really? I thought MPC was the most expensive.
     
  3. chickenhawk1982

    chickenhawk1982 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    @ shadow, I have had the best luck with Murray Mcmurray hatchery. They have the best chicks out of anybody in my opinion. They also have a 100% live guarantee! I have ordered from them several times with great results and I'm very happy with there quality aswell. I will be uploading pics of my pullets and hens I've gotten from them and put under the (Any one order from Mcmurray hatchery? forum) let me know if you have any other questions. Thanks[​IMG]
     
  4. shadow rabbit10

    shadow rabbit10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would order from McMurray, but I can only have 6-8 chicks. I can't order 25. Its so hard to find small order hatcheries. The only ones I could find were Cackle(Small order special), Meyer, MPC, and California.
     
  5. chickenhawk1982

    chickenhawk1982 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Murray Mcmurray Hatchery (Barred Rocks)[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  6. chickenhawk1982

    chickenhawk1982 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Murray Mcmurray Hatchery (Buff Brahma)[​IMG]
     
  7. chickenhawk1982

    chickenhawk1982 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Murray Mcmurray Hatchery (Single Comb Brown Leghorn)[​IMG]
     
  8. chickenhawk1982

    chickenhawk1982 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Shadow, Try and find someone local to split an order with you there is always somebody out there looking for chicks! I usually order about 50 and keep 10 or so and sell the rest you will pay for your birds plus shipping. Just an FYI. Also not sure if you have gotten to the checkout point yet but when you do you will find out most hatchery's 70-80% will charge you a small order fee plus the shipping is same for 25 as it is just a couple they only charge more shipping for orders over 25+. I hope this helps I also uploaded pics for you of some hens and pullets I've bought from them so you can see the quality.
     
    Last edited: Mar 21, 2012
  9. shadow rabbit10

    shadow rabbit10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful birds! I was thinking about asking people in my local poultry 4-H club if they wanted some birds, but my mom doesn't think I can get rid of them. Id love to order from Purely Poultry too because of its wide bantam selection, but I have to find someone to take the birds first.
     
  10. boxleyjoe

    boxleyjoe Out Of The Brooder

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    I went with cackle for EE's and was very pleased!
     

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