Buying just a few chicks...where do I go?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by geoaware, May 14, 2008.

  1. geoaware

    geoaware Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all. I want to get just a handful (3-6) Sex-linked hens. Some places I have gone to won't sell me less than a couple of dozen.

    Does anyone have any idea of where I can get such a small number??
     
  2. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

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    The Sticks, Vermont
  3. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    You can order small numbers like that from

    My Pet Chicken

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    Meyer Hatchery

    I am ordering from Meyer this Friday. I think My pet chicken gets their chicks from Meyer but I am not sure. Meyer has a great customer service department. They carry the Stars, Golden Buffs and Production Reds (I think).
     
  4. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

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    You can also check around your area for chicken owners who will work something out with you.
     
  5. bangor777

    bangor777 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ideal will also do small numbers. They charge 7.00 for a small order, they'll include males as packing peanuts unless you request that they don't, then there's an additional 'insurance' fee because shipping just a few chicks puts them at risk for chilling.

    Good luck to you!
     
  6. JordanFamily

    JordanFamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    On here there are some chicken owners that have some that they will sell you. Post in the Buy Sell Section as chickens wanted. You may have to pay for shipping. I will only have day old frizzle and smooth Polish but I'm sure someone else has what you want. You can also look on your local Craigslist and post a free add there as well. Good Luck, Kristina
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