Do you like mcmurray hatchery?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by sarahloveschickens, Jan 8, 2009.

  1. sarahloveschickens

    sarahloveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ordered there this September everyone was healthy but 2 One was soo tiny like the size of a golf ball and it died the within a week and 1 bird was shipped to me with a broken leg :[ What are your opinions of mcmurray?
     
  2. Mourningdove

    Mourningdove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 17, 2008
    Cleveland, Tn.
    I like them and never had any problems.
     
  3. sarahloveschickens

    sarahloveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh wow ive heard of lots of ppl having problems with them u must be a lucky one [​IMG]
     
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  4. OPIE

    OPIE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, I like them and havent had any trouble. What was the total amount of birds you ordered and how many did they ship you?
     
  5. Mourningdove

    Mourningdove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 17, 2008
    Cleveland, Tn.
    I guess I was!!
     
  6. Birch Run Farm

    Birch Run Farm Biddy up!

    Sep 5, 2008
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    I have only ordered from McMurray. That's because I have always had great service and great chicks.

    [​IMG]
     
  7. chickenpiedpiper

    chickenpiedpiper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We had great results, and had a really tricky order, one of this, one of that, 2 of this and two of that! They got it perfect, and only one bird had a problem, it developed cross bill as it got older, and they refunded our account, no questions asked.

    Remember, when getting opinions, that if a person has a bad experience, they will tell 20 people, if they have a good, they will only tell 4! So, it is easy to hear lots of bad things about a huge place like McMurray.

    Our birds are all big healthy back yard reps of thier breeds. One or two of the cochins may have been show type, but we dont show, so who knows!

    Good Luck!
     
  8. SunAngel

    SunAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    My very first chicks came from McMurray last May. I ordered 36, they sent 39, one was dead on arrival and then I lost 3 others in the following 2 days. So 35 made it to adulthood and the ones I kept are doing great and laying now. My free rare chick was a Blue Andalusian rooster.

    My second order was from Ideal in Sept. I didnt lose any that time and am reordering from them again. But I wouldn't hesitate from ordering from McMurray again in the future, I really liked them. Their chickens are sweet natured and healthy.
     
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  9. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We ordered from McMurray last spring and had good luck. 25 of 25 ordered were alive and females. We also got 1 free rare chick, that turned out to be a white cochin rooster.
     
  10. Henrietta23

    Henrietta23 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 20, 2007
    Eastern CT
    I order from them last spring and lost one of 8 right after shipping. I was part of a bigger order and I think there was only one other loss in the 50 that were ordered. We were very happy with them!
     

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