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Hatchery Info

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by leslie0815, Feb 2, 2008.

  1. leslie0815

    leslie0815 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't had alot of luck finding silkies in my area so I am going to get some from a hatchery. Can anyone reccomend a hatchery for obtaining silkies. I live in Georgia.
     
  2. AtRendeAcres

    AtRendeAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2007
    Clarion County
  3. leslie0815

    leslie0815 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks ...but there aren't any in Georgia, or close to me.
     
  4. debashan

    debashan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got the new Cackle Hatchery catalog and they have a # of Silkies and Polish, in many colors. I use them and have had excellent success. They are in Missouri.
     
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  5. Florida chick

    Florida chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 19, 2008
    Hatchery birds esp Silkies seem to be such poor quality. I would try buying hatching eggs and grow your own.[​IMG]
     
  6. Cathlina

    Cathlina Out Of The Brooder

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    If you want Show Quality you will are better off to get them from a private person but if you just want some good quality and some of them will have vaulted skulls the best hatchery is Ideal. I have seen lots of them from different hatcheries and Ideal were the best out of them all.

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  7. bartryon

    bartryon Out Of The Brooder

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    can i ask a question
    i pick up some silkies this summer and just two hours ago they have chicks!!
    what do i feed them?
     
  8. chickenranchwife

    chickenranchwife Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Bartryon, You can feed them chick starter. Good luck with them, and enjoy them fuzzy butts! Show us pics.

    Leslie, Check with Dipsy or Bama they have hatching eggs for sale. I ordered from McMurray. They have a website and so does Cackle.
     

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