has anyone ordered from mt healthy hatchery

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Patrick 14, Jan 5, 2014.

  1. Patrick 14

    Patrick 14 Out Of The Brooder

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    I just ordered my first set and was wondering how well the chick s were and health
     
  2. ocap

    ocap Overrun With Chickens

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    I did order from them in the spring of 2012 and both the chickens and the guineas did well. Ordering from a hatchery is a great place to start. Spring 2013, I had three orders from three different places, One hatchery in Missouri, Mr. Duane Urch in Minnesota, and another breeder that had won a national award in the breed I have fallen in love with, this spring I will try incubating from the 2013 hens.
     
  3. crazyhen

    crazyhen Overrun With Chickens

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    My feed and seed orders from them. I love their auracanas( they are EE's). They lay really well; nice blue eggs.
     
  4. BarredBuff

    BarredBuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Patrick 14

    Patrick 14 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks how can you tell if they have salmonella? I'm new at raising chickens
     
  6. crazyhen

    crazyhen Overrun With Chickens

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    I have had mine checked and so far no problem with Salmonella I' ve been getting them for 3 yrs.
     
  7. BarredBuff

    BarredBuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's usually a sanitary problem with the facility. I'm unsure how to know if they have it. Probably a type of testing. Just be cautious with ANY birds you get. They do have nice birds though.
     
  8. seann

    seann Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Darn, 15 qty minimum.
     
  9. crazyhen

    crazyhen Overrun With Chickens

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    Check with a local feed and seed store. They may allow you to get a small qty. Tractor supply has them in the spring. I am not sure if they buy from Mt. Healthy or not. Check.
     
  10. Patrick 14

    Patrick 14 Out Of The Brooder

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    The tractor supply in north alabama orders from them so may be a company thing thanks for the help hope everyone ok in this cold


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