best place for small quantities of chicks?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by emmanhxo, Dec 28, 2008.

  1. emmanhxo

    emmanhxo Out Of The Brooder

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    I was looking for 1 - 3 chicks but I'm not sure where to get them. I live in southern New Hampshire so I'm looking for places nearby.
     
  2. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    Check your local feed stores. That is where I got my first chicks. My Pet Chicken and Meyer hatcheries both have small order programs but they are pricey.
     
  3. Year of the Rooster

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    Ideal also lets you order small quantities, but that costs extra and they may send extra chicks for warmth since you didn't originally order very many.
     
  4. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We are ordering a few chicks from Ideal hatchery in the spring.
     
  5. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2007
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    There are many people near you on this board.......I'm sure you will find some on here. I will be hatching but i wont be able to sex the chicks for you. There is a member in Fitzwilliam and another in seabrook that hatch [​IMG]

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  6. ams3651

    ams3651 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i got my chicks from Tractor Supply last spring, they get them in and you can just go in or you can order from them and they come to your house. Its a lot less costly if you go in and get them. Also as said before you may find someone close by you and you could split and order.
     
  7. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    And I'd suggest 3 chicks. One isn't going to be able to socialize well as they are flock birds, 2 is good, but if you lose one, you'll have just one.
     
  8. emmanhxo

    emmanhxo Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for all the answers [​IMG]

    Do you know if Tractor Supply Co. sells chicks?
     
  9. ams3651

    ams3651 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2008
    NE PA
    in the spring, call them and ask when
     
  10. emmanhxo

    emmanhxo Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay, thank you :)
     

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