Has anyone ordered from mypetchicken?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by poultrylubber, Sep 15, 2012.

  1. poultrylubber

    poultrylubber Chillin' With My Peeps

    Was wondering if anyone had ordered from mypetchicken or meyer hatchery. If anyone has could you tell me if you were happy with them and stuff like that. I an trying to find a place to order chicks next spring and am looking for a good place to order from. Thanks[​IMG]
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
    Many people on here rave about MPC's excellent customer service but they are not a hatchery but rather a middleman.
  3. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 12, 2009
    For Meyer. Yes I have bought from Meyer and yes I was pleased and displeased, but mostly pleased. I live down the road so it is convenient. I got my turkeys from them and love them.
  4. poultrylubber

    poultrylubber Chillin' With My Peeps

    What were you not pleased about, if you dont mind me asking?
  5. chickenlover89

    chickenlover89 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2012
    I ordered from MPC, but i was not pleased, they had bad customer service, I had 2 chicks die in the mail and they were bad on the phone when we called them, we got another order, 2 died again, we called, and they werent very nice to us when we called[​IMG]
  6. alcap

    alcap Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 19, 2011
    I ordered hatching eggs from MPC,all hatched no problem. When I order baby chicks I only order from McMurray.
  7. Jakoda

    Jakoda Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 12, 2012
    Old Lyme CT
    My first chickies (16 wks old this mon) came from Meyer Via MPC..I was very pleased with the customer service and the help I receieved when one was not doing well upon arrival. I had even added to my first order and they were very helpful.

    Mine have never had pasty butts and are all very healthy, friendly chicks, I will definitely order from them again.
  8. del gallinero

    del gallinero Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 2, 2011
    I ordered from Meyer this spring. they were my very first chickens. I actually picked them up instead of having them shipped because I couldn't have picked
    them up from the P.O. during a work day and I didn't want them hanging around for hours in who knows what conditions. Anyway, I'm glad I did
    it that way. It was fun watching them change over their first few hours of life. The birds have been healthy, but the Buckeye doesn't seem to be true
    to type. Supposed to be a calm and sociable bird according to what I've read, she is very nervy. I noticed her extreme reactions even her first day of life, and she
    is still that way. She's thinner than the other birds too and slower to develop. Other than that she seems healthy. Though I'm not sure why she doesn't seem to be
    putting on weight. I don't think I would order another Buckeye from Meyer's. They are all getting close to laying now . We'll see how that turns out. Maybe she is
    a late bloomer.
  9. goldfinches

    goldfinches Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 6, 2011
    I've ordered from both. My chicks from MPC were all very healthy and most of them are wonderful. I got EE's who lay blue eggs and are friendly. My BO's are not huge, but large enough and one went broody this spring [​IMG] I got 2 BR hens and 1 BR rooster and he was a mean thing. Had to get rid of him. But, he was pretty huge and beautiful, except he only had 1 waddle.

    My order from Meyer was a big mistake. The birds are okay, my leghorns are a little small and my andalusians don't have much lacing, but they lay well. They didn't ship me one of the chicks I ordered, and then another one died within a week. They were kind on the phone about the one they didn't ship, though, and gave me a refund.

    Do you have your breeds picked out yet?
  10. poultrylubber

    poultrylubber Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am thinking of getting some buff orpingtons but im still thinking. I have ordered a catolog from meyer and have been lokking on mpc. But I want to eventually have a hen that will hatch her own brood so thats why im thinking of the orpingtons but not decided still lot more looking.

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