This question has probably been raised on the forum a number of times and answered as well. Since I am new to the forum I have not found the answer. I often read posts on here regarding the quality of hatchery chicks versus individual breeder chicks. I want to understand the difference. What is it that makes one better than the other or is there truly a difference? I have kept chickens for many years and always purchase them from hatcheries of feed stores that orders them from a hatchery. I have had fairly good success with this but I am confused with what might be preceived as a difference.