How much on averege is shiping for 3 chicks from Meyer Hatchery ?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by EasterEggersRULE, Nov 29, 2011.

  1. EasterEggersRULE

    EasterEggersRULE Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 13, 2010
    South Texas
    So so sorry if this is in the wrong section.
    But how much on averege is shiping for three chicks ??
    I only have coop space for seven so i can order a few more if it cuts down on shiping.
    Oh and i live in texas.
    Im just trying to figure out if it would be worth it to order some.
  2. twentynine

    twentynine Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 14, 2009
    Should be on the shipping information page of their website.

    Why not Ideal Hatchery if you are in South Texas they are located west of College Station can't remember the name of the town.
  3. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 11, 2011
    Quote:Well they give packing peanuts...aka RIR roos.
  4. themenagerie

    themenagerie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2011
    A LOT!

    I ordered six chicks in September, I can't remember exactly, but I think the shipping was something like $35 bucks. THe chicks I ordered were $4 each, and the total amount was somewhere around $60.
  5. NottinghamChicks

    NottinghamChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    If they will ship only three it would be way expensive. Look on CraigsList for local birds. Another good place is you local 4H. Good luck!
    Last edited: Nov 30, 2011
  6. Olive Hill

    Olive Hill Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 19, 2009
    If you only want a few and you're going to get hatchery stock anyway why not just buy from a local feed store or TSC? It will be far less expensive that way than any other.
  7. S.L.Swope

    S.L.Swope Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2011
    San Antonio
    I would go with Ideal they have a spending minimum of $25 I think but even with shipping way less then other hatcheries. I live in SA Texas and was on looking I would have to order around 14 chicks and it came out to about 45 dollars. We get a big break on shipping since we're in Texas. I was going to sell the extras on craigslist but am waiting to order till spring if my current chicks don't all make it through winter.

    Where are you in south Texas are you? I know people who breed here and some feed stores that sell them year round
  8. KFaye

    KFaye Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 19, 2011
    I got mine from and the shipping was only $5...yes $5. And I ordered 10 and got a bonus chickie!
  9. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 2, 2009
    North Texas
    If they are like MPC they have a flat shipping of $35 no matter how many (I think a max of 25 will fit?) in the box.
  10. jgaepi

    jgaepi Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 25, 2011
    davis, ca
    I just ordered from healthy chicks and more last night. Delivery next week. My buddy and I are splitting the 10 chicks. Cheap and easy. Free shipping.

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