Can't get any chicks :(

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by joeyfender, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. joeyfender

    joeyfender Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I only want five chicks. Crackle and McMurray have a minimum of 15-25. My TSC only has RIRs for many months. Does anyone know where I can get chicks?
     
  2. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens

    Try feed stores in your area. They very often have chicks and most don't have a minimum purchase requirement.
    You could also check out My Pet Chicken. They will ship small orders of as few as 3 chicks, depending on your proximity to a major postal hub.
     
    Last edited: Mar 6, 2013
  3. ChickensRDinos

    ChickensRDinos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can always try your local craigslist.
     
  4. CedarCluck

    CedarCluck Out Of The Brooder

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    You can also try getting started pullets from McMurray. You can get as few as three I believe.
     
  5. joeyfender

    joeyfender Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes for $50
     
  6. CedarCluck

    CedarCluck Out Of The Brooder

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    Lol well I didn't say that it would necessarily be cheap lol. But I also didn't see that you were located in Texas. Are there any specific breeds that you are looking for? Because if there are than I would recommend contacting a breeder either local or somewhere in the US and hatching out your own eggs. It cost me 50.00 for 19 hatching eggs and that included shipping.
     
  7. Cockle-Dood

    Cockle-Dood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what part of texas are you in? there are lots of us in the Texas thread...post your question on there and someone may be able to help you out!
     
  8. stake

    stake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey Texas:

    Try the social "who am I"/Texas link. Make some friends...Many folk breed and will have a few extras. Also check out the re-homing area (mostly roos though). Hope this helps...Good Luck!
     
  9. joeyfender

    joeyfender Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Indeal Poultry will allow me to buy only five gray silkies!
     
  10. KatieBugg

    KatieBugg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think you need to look at Cackle's site again, they allow for as small as 3 per order, here is the link to the page:
    http://www.cacklehatchery.com/page10.html#citytown
     

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