Does anyone have experience with Texas Backyard Chickens in Mount Vernon, Texas?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by mirandalola, Nov 13, 2016.

  1. mirandalola

    mirandalola In the Brooder

    Oct 13, 2016
    NorthEast Texas, USA
    It's such a generic name I can't get anything to pop up when I search :p

    I've been to the farm and it seemed great, and I came home with 13 chicks, but I have lost so many to disease (coccidiosis and mycoplasmosis) that I'm not sure if they're a good place or not! I know this really could be a fluke, and I take comfort in the fact that even though it took me over a week to isolate the sick chicks from the healthy ones, 4 of them never did catch it. So those 4 must have some natural resistance, and I'm going back next week to get more chicks in hopes I get more of those resistant ones :)

    But does anyone else have some experience with them? Am I a complete idiot to go back to the same place to get more chicks?
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    I wouldn't use the word 'idiot'.......but it's definitely risky.
  3. Weehopper

    Weehopper Songster

    Feb 26, 2015
    Burn me once, shame on you. Burn me twice, shame on me.:/

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