Help Finding Spring Chickens

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by QuillPen, Jan 23, 2008.

  1. QuillPen

    QuillPen In the Brooder

    Jan 23, 2008
    West Virginia
    I've been reading posts on this forum for almost a year now and I think it's just wonderful! This is my first post!

    I would like to have chickens this spring. It's been almost ten years since we've had them so it will take me a while to repair the coop and prepare.

    I would rather not have chicks. Cute as they are, I would rather have pullets near the point of lay.

    Does anyone know where I can order pullets at this age and with beaks intact?

    I would like to have Buff Orpingtons for sure, but I would also like Buff Brahma and/or Cochins. If I get BOs, I don't want them bullied.

    I live in West Virginia, so commercial hatcheries are not close. The birds will have to be shipped.

    Thanks for the help!
  2. tink

    tink Songster

    May 12, 2007
    upstate SC
    hang out here long enough...someone will know where to get them or they may have some to sell.
  3. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Songster

    Jan 17, 2008
    Well if your in the mood for shipping I'd suggest Mcmurray, Meyer, & Ideal. They should all sell pullets. [​IMG]
  4. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

    Apr 6, 2007
    There are several members in West Virginia. Just keep your eyes open.
    I'm sure you can find some pullets. I usually have extras due to my hatching
    addiction but am a little too far north.
  5. slyfoxpeeps

    slyfoxpeeps Songster

    Oct 11, 2007
    Lewisburg, WV
    Hi! I'm in WV but my stock is very young. Maybe Tuffoldhen can help.
  6. There aren't any online hatcheries that sell pullets with beaks intact. You'll probably have to find a private seller or local hatchery.
  7. Corey NC

    Corey NC Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    I have some but I think I am much to far from you. Maybe check out your local feed store, often they have bulletin boards with poultry for sale.
  8. countryboy

    countryboy Songster

    Oct 31, 2007
    search on craigslist, i always see them in our area, just make sure your not buying old hens.
  9. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Songster

    I be a spring chick [​IMG] seriously........good luck.......
  10. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
    Quote:Yeah I was gonna say that
    I'm a spring chicken !! [​IMG]

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