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Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by riley, Dec 26, 2008.

  1. riley

    riley Songster

    Nov 30, 2008
    Mooers, NY
    I am thinking of placing a order with ideal poultry and want some opinions on their service
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I thought they were great! I got mine from them to Washington. Took two days and all arived alive and healthy in march. March is still very cold here but they did fine. It snowed in april. LOL

    Got silkies, meat birds, and poults.
  3. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

    Jun 27, 2008
    West Central Ohio
    I ordered from them and I am very pleased! I ordered bantams and standards and all arrived healthy and peeping. They even sent me an extra silkie as a packing peanut [​IMG].
  4. Sylvie

    Sylvie Songster

    Jul 15, 2008
    I ordered 17 which were shipped exactly on time June 30th.
    It took 2 days from Texas to NE Ohio in some extreme heat. I lost one the second day but had over ordered thinking that I may loose 6 or 7 in transit. The rest were fine and I have more than I intended.

    They are all laying at 24 weeks. I specified no roos several times during my order and I got no roos. None of my chickens had any deformities. I had no packing peanuts and apparently didn't need them.

    They did call when they were ready to be shipped. They also called early on to tell me that one breed was not going to be available and I chose another. I also was able to add one from the email sale to my order. The earlier you order the better the supply is available (I ordered June 1 but would order earlier).

    I am ordering from Ideal again.
  5. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    I ordered from Ideal and had a good experience. They did ship 5 extra cockerels for warmth but that didn't bother me in the slightest. One of the chicks I had ordered died in transit and Ideal refunded the money immediately. The hens I have from that order just started laying and I am pleased with the results.
  6. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    i have bought close to a thousand chicks from them this year,, my last delivery was yesterday,,i had 1 dead,, ALL others were doing great,, in all those birds,, ive had 5 dead,,, their customer service is top notch!!.
  7. Mac in Wisco

    Mac in Wisco Antagonist

    May 25, 2007
    SW Wisconsin
    They've worked fine for me, but they're only a couple hundred miles down the road. They ship early in the morning and the area sorting office calls me in the early afternoon to come and get them.
  8. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
    I ordered my first 8 girls from Ideal. I'll order again from them they were super nice.
  9. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    Quote:same thing happens to me [​IMG]
    twice i got them the next morning,, all others, that afternoon that their sent.
  10. birdsofparadise

    birdsofparadise Songster

    Nov 15, 2008
    North Kohala, Hawaii
    I probably am the farthest away from Ideal (Texas to Hawaii) and they got my chicks to me overnight for no extra charge. I paid $12.00 S/H and the actual postage on the box was $11.40. Thirty chicks and not one sick or dead one in the bunch. Plus, they are growing faster than I ever expected. At 6 weeks and December, they are fully feathered and ready to be turned out of the brooder/hover.

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