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Howdy from Grapevine, Texas

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by fiddlechicks, Sep 12, 2010.

  1. fiddlechicks

    fiddlechicks New Egg

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    Hey y'all. I'm new to raising chickens and new to the forum, so have lots of questions. How do I find specific types of pullets or hens without having to order three or more, or is that not possible unless I know someone who has them? I've done some networking with local feed stores and farmers, but I'm only going to get 2 or 3 hens and would like one to be a Dominique. Any suggestions? Thank you for any advice you can offer! [​IMG]
     
  2. CrazyBirdLady21

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    I'm from NC, and we had a low choice of hatcheries. I really wanted Barred Rocks, and after lots of searching online, I found a quite reputable hatchery that had BRs. They were Sumner Byrd Hatchery in Holly Springs, NC, but I guess that doesn't really help you in Texas. Basically, just look around on the web. I just typed in "Hatcheries in NC" to Google, and found one that looked nice and had BRs. Hope I could help!
     
  3. fiddlechicks

    fiddlechicks New Egg

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    Hi Crazy Bird Lady. Thanks for your advice. Guess if you only plan to buy 2 or 3 you have to take what you can get, huh? How long have you been raising chickens and can you think of any pitfalls I should anticipate? Thanks!
     
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    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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  5. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio.
     
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    Another good hatchery in NC is Little Birdie Hatchery in Wake Forest NC. Howdy:)
     
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  9. sheisaeval

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    I know this is an old thread but I'm from Grapevine too! How's your coop and future adventures going? I'll be getting my first chicks in May, I can't wait!
     
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    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Unsure if this person will respond - they haven't posted since September of 2010.
     

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