hatchery strains of cornish x

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by dustyw, Jul 28, 2010.

  1. dustyw

    dustyw Out Of The Brooder

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    I raised my first batch of cornish xs and had them butchered monday, they were 8 weeks old. I ordered them from mcmurray and was very pleased with them. Out of 29, I lost 6. 2 of them was my fault and 4 was the extreme heat we had last week. I am going to order 50 this time and found meyer hatchery has them alot cheaper the mcmurray and meyer is in ohio, as I am too. Are these birds going to be as good as the ones from mcmurray? Anybody have any feedback from meyer? Good or bad?
     
  2. nivtup

    nivtup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check central hatchery, good birds, good price.
     
  3. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    meyers is having a 15% off broilers this week:) I am getting mine I hope from them...
     
  4. chickensrfood

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    central hatchery best prices
     
  5. ourflockof4

    ourflockof4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I vote for Meyers. My friends and I always get our birds from them and have always had good luck, and fast growers. But then we also live close enough to go pick them up, so no shipping charges or DOA's
     
  6. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:[​IMG] you will make people like me very jealous to hear that! LOL
     
  7. momdrinkstea

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    HI!
    Got 100 silver cross cornish from Hoffman Hatchery in PA, only
    had 1 DOA. They're doing great! 100 chicks with shipping was $101.50.
    Great way to fill the freezer! Very happy with Hoffman's.
    I've heard Meyer is excellent as well, if you get on their mailing list they will
    send you weekly specials. Good luck!
     
  8. momdrinkstea

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    P.S. I'm in NY too, the shipping was cheapest from Hoffman's.
    (I researched for a while!)
    The order went in Monday, chicks arrived on Wed., so only 1 day
    in transit. FYI!
     
  9. aggieterpkatie

    aggieterpkatie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Last year I ordered from McMurray and this year I ordered my turkeys and broilers from Meyers. I'm pleased with both companies.
     
  10. njgarlicgrower

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    Ordered 50 Barred Rock Cockerels this spring. Got 55 Barred Rock, Cornish X, and RIR cockerels. Total price was $42-44 (memory is failing, lol). No DOA's. Very happy with the outcome. http://reichspoultryfarm.com/ Not too much listed on the internet, call for a catalog.
     

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