Hatchery for Easter Egger (or cream legbar)

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by fightingbunny, Feb 22, 2017.

  1. fightingbunny

    fightingbunny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would like a calm/friendly blue egg laying chicken. I would like to order from a hatchery as I can only have female chickens and sexing is important. Does anyone have a recommendation or experience ordering Easter Eggers from Meyer/Cackle/etc? I am not worried about minimum orders as I can split the order with someone else.

    Thanks for any advice!
    Jenn
     
  2. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What hatchery is closest to you?
     
  3. fightingbunny

    fightingbunny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am in Maryland, I am not sure where all the hatcheries are! I will look at that as a factor. The person I am splitting order with was interested in olive eggers, Australorp, Austra white, Dominiques, Sussex and Silver Laced Wyandottes.
     
  4. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very few hatcheries raise OE. Dominiques are another limited one. The rest are rather common. Most everyone sells EEs. Start by finding a hatchery that sells OEs and Dominiques. Most of the larger hatcheries are in IA,MO, TX and OH. There are smaller ones in most every state with limited inventory. EEs are not guaranteed to lay blue eggs. Most are some shade of green. Cackle is the only hatchery that I'm aware of that sells true Ameraucana. CCL are going to come from private sellers.
     

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