is there any hatchery that.....

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by americana-chick, Jul 24, 2008.

  1. americana-chick

    americana-chick Songster

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    that sells full grown chickens too? i would buy a bunch if i could buy them fullgrown.
     
  2. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Yes there are a few hatcheries that would sell pullets of that age but shipping is a killer at that price! You are limited in certain breeds such as White Leghorns, Sex Links and sometimes EEs.
     
  3. LoneCowboy

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    I believe they all sell started chickens, (17 weeks) but they all cut their peaks back (sorry the term escapes me) so they can't pick at each other. I think that's inhumane personally.
     
  4. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Songster

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    Check on Craigslist, there is usually somebody getting rid of a bunch of chickens on there.
     
  5. Windy Ridge

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    In addition, their beaks will be "trimmed," meaning they will be cut or burned off.

    Edit--ah! Cross-posted!
     
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  6. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Meyers does, but they will be debeaked. Stromberg's sells adult birds also, but they're exhibition stock. Were I you, I'd just check local sources. Lots of people will run adds in the paper or free circulars, check craigslist also. [​IMG] You'd save a lot of $$ in the long run.
     
  7. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I don't know where in Kansas you are, but there are some local auctions throughout the state that sell poultry. Yoder's auction is tomorrow night at 6 if you're anywhere close.
     

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