best in "Quality" hatchery?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by redneckgirl, Jan 5, 2009.

  1. redneckgirl

    redneckgirl Out Of The Brooder

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    ok, I will be ordering about a dozen or more layer hens from a hatchery this spring (my other hens are getting older), I want to get Orpingtons, Austorlorps, an maybe some more. I am also planning on showing some at county fair this year in FFA, but I was wondering which hatchery has the best quality birds? (without having to go buy showbirds?).

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    also, any tips or pointers on showing would be great, as I haven't shown a chicken yet!
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  2. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    I am not sure I bought from Meyer hatcher and got two Faverolles and unlike most other hatchery birds mine were very close to standard also my Marans from them lay fairly dark eggs. I like meyer for sure not sure about the breeds you want though.

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