Has anyone ordered from Meyer Hatchery?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Chickenpoor, Feb 22, 2011.

  1. Chickenpoor

    Chickenpoor Songster

    Jan 3, 2011
    Westminster, SC
    Im looking to get some input from the people who have ordered from Meyer Hatchery. Did the chicks you ordered arrive safely and were they healthy? Were there any problems with your orders? Im just wanting to know because I was thinking of order ameraucanas from them because they are cheaper but I was just wanting to know what other people had experienced when ordering from them first.
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2011

  2. blueseal

    blueseal Songster

    Jul 3, 2008
    i just ordered from them yesterday. first time ordering from them. i have 25 white leghorn pullets coming the week of march 7th. i will let you know how they are when they arrive.
  3. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Crowing Premium Member

    Yes, I ordered 25 chicks last fall and they are now laying very, very well.

    The buying experience was top drawer. 100% alive. No bonus chicks in my box. Here the Meyer's box.

  4. junebug7334

    junebug7334 Songster

    Sep 24, 2008
    I hear only good things about them..................and I have been checking out hatcheries a while now.

  5. Kavellion

    Kavellion Chirping

    Jan 31, 2011
    Drummond, OK
    Well I am getting 8 chicks from mypetchicken today or tomorrow. If you looks at meyer and mypetchicken then look at chick availibility it is obvious that they are the same thing. I am quite excited.
  6. FMAFarms

    FMAFarms Songster

    Feb 20, 2011
    Rural Michigan
    It's possible...My Pet Chicken is located in Connecticut, has no storefront, and has a New Jersey phone number. Meyer is in Ohio, utterly and totally. The Meyer folks are the nicest! I had trouble placing an order once, and the manager, Charlotte, just kept me posted with emails until we resolved the issue. Plus you can't beat the 3-chick minimum, although you do pay for it in shipping!
  7. 3RaGaNo

    3RaGaNo In the Brooder

    Dec 31, 2010
    I had ordered chicks from them back in December. I haven't heard from them, but the 5 Black Australorp, 4 NH Reds and 2 Americauna's are suppose to be here either today (which the PO hasn't called me, so they must not have arrived today), tomorrow, or Friday. At least that was the understanding when I ordered.[​IMG]

  8. cheri222

    cheri222 Songster

    May 12, 2010
    Erie PA
    I ordered from them last June, 6 chicks. They were great!. One did die at 1 week. No roosters. The 2 americanas lay blue green eggs. It was a welsummer that died and the other one just started laying last week. The egg is very dark. I really wish I had that 2nd one now. Yesterday was my first day to get all 5 to lay (2 cochin's also) and they were all in the same nest. I was really happy when I saw that. I may order more this summer and it will be from them.
  9. shareverwonder

    shareverwonder Chirping

    Sep 9, 2010
    Northern Ohio
    My very first order was from them last summer, and I continued to order from them all summer long. They are very friendly and very helpful. But, I only live 15 minutes down the street from them.

    One order I placed last summer had an extra meatie in it and also one of my meaties died a couple days after I got it [​IMG] and they replaced it, no questions asked. [​IMG]

    I would recommend them to anyone (but I don't know about their shipping) Sorry.[​IMG]

  10. columbiacritter

    columbiacritter Songster

    Jun 7, 2008
    Scappoose Oregon
    My experience with the was horrible! Nothing I can prove, but my post office person said the stickers on the boxes showed the chicks sat on Meyers loading dock for more than 24hrs before being picked up by the post office.

    The second shipment didn't arrive in much hbetter shape. Of 50+ shipped in total less than 15 survived.

    I will NOT order from them or MPC again.

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