hello from the burbs of denver!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by stvm, Mar 12, 2012.

  1. stvm

    stvm New Egg

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    hello, i am very interested in raising chickens for eggs and otherwise. I have checked out ordinances and its ok to have them just not roosters.MY wife is on the fence, we have a spoiled dog who is very non- agressive and i think would be more apt to play or be curious.Please help me ... where do i begin? can i buy chicks from a general store? help???????
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    You can buy from a feed store but you'd get more of a selection online or placing a special order through your feed store
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    There are plenty of hatcheries as well that you can order from online or call them: Meyer hatchery, Ideal Hatchery, MyPetChicken, Murray McMurray hatchery, Cackle hatchery...just to name a few.
     
  4. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  5. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Southwest Ohio...glad you joined
     
  6. sarah92480

    sarah92480 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome, I just joined myself! I got some chicks for the first time this past weekend, I just picked them up from Tractor Supply. They seem to be doing well, so far so good. I went to my local feed store and they all looked really unhealthy there, I felt bad for them. I guess it also depends on what type of breeds you want; a lot of feed stores like TSC don't have as many interesting breeds as a hatchery might. Good luck!
     
  7. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can buy from a feed store or hatchery, but you can probably also find a number of local breeders who sell specific breeds. Best of luck!
     
  8. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    You might try posting on your state or local thread, there might be other BYCers near you with chicks.
     
  9. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Welcome from Louisiana! [​IMG]
     
  10. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    Welcome!

    You can buy laying hens in craigslist. Just click on Farm & Garden. If you are looking to buy chicks, Runnings Farm & Fleet sells them. Chicks may not be in stock yet.
     
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