Breeders in maine

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by big greg barker, Nov 15, 2008.

  1. big greg barker

    big greg barker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi are there any breeders in Maine out there? I want to get chix in the spring to put in the new coop, but getting them through the mail may pose some problems. Not many, but I think I would like to support my local people.
    Thanks,
    Greg
     
  2. sunnydee

    sunnydee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do not know of any in Maine. You may want to post this in the New England thread. What kind of chickens are you looking for?
     
  3. big greg barker

    big greg barker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm mostly looking for BOs and BRs. Quieter dual purpose. I figured maybe there was someone in the area, but if I can't find any here,
    I will just have to get them through the mail. The local feed stores don't get chix until May or June, and that is too late. I want to start around the end of Feb. You know how it is, once you get the itch, yuo just have to scratch............
     
  4. MaineChickens

    MaineChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am going to try hatching in the spring. I will have mixes from my flock and my neighbor has a flock of mostly all barred rock hens with a few BSL hens in it. The downside would be I can not sex day olds for you, but I wouldn't recommend getting shipped poultry in Feb either.
     
  5. big greg barker

    big greg barker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's one reason I wanted to get local if I can. Are you anywhwere near Lewiston? zoning is another reason I don't want to go through the mail.
     
  6. MaineChickens

    MaineChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am just outside of Bangor.

    If you'd be interested send me a PM so I will have your contact info.
     
  7. Birch Run Farm

    Birch Run Farm Biddy up!

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    I'm in Vermont so not a awfully long drive for you....

    I'll have point of lay Red Stars in mid February. They are chicks right now and are gorgeous and happy. These are an awesome egg laying cross breed. I normally sell out fast once I advertise them. Currently I have 50 and they are full of personality.

    My oldest Red Stars turn 7 years old in 2009, there is a reason I still have them! BIG eggs, calm personalities and easy to work with.
     
  8. Solsken Farm

    Solsken Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi Greg

    I sent you a pm. I will have lots of great chicks in the spring and I am fairly close to you. I just shot you a pm.
     
  9. ashandvine

    ashandvine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do any of you still have breed/show quality blk or lav Ameraucanas? I am going an hour to get two hens and a roo. It would be nice if I could start breeding in the next year.
     

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