Do any of the mail order Hatcheries have high quality stock?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by snaffle, May 22, 2011.

  1. snaffle

    snaffle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just wondering. I want to purchase some chicks, but I have seen some pretty poor quality of poultry that friends have ordered from some hatcheries.
     
  2. InviteTanner

    InviteTanner Out Of The Brooder

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    If you want some nice chickens that will lay eggs, cluck, and you can watch in your lawn chair while you enjoy a morning cup of coffee then a hatchery is fine. If you want birds bred to a standard, then Google to find some breeders. I've got both kinds (I bought an assortment of Wyandottes from Paul's Poultry) and there's quite a difference between the hatchery birds and the quality breeder birds. Just my opinion.
     
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    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Kitty135 Chillin' With My Peeps

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