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Is this an all right thing to do?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by phoenixmama, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. phoenixmama

    phoenixmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, when ordering from some of the hatcheries...and the minimum order is 25: say I don't want 25, I can just sell the extras on Craigslist or something right? Or is this going against some unwritten rule?
     
  2. hikerchick

    hikerchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2009
    Dover, PA
    I see people doing it all the time. I am going to probably have to do it because I ordered a minimum order before I found out I could get small numbers of chicks at TSC and MyPetChicken.
     
  3. bethandjoeync

    bethandjoeync Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that would be a great idea!! if you can't keep them all that is. do you know about when they will get to you? I would post an ad here and/craigslist a week or two in advance just to have some interests and it wouldn't take as long to get rid of the ones you don't want to keep
     
  4. sherrydeanne

    sherrydeanne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Lots of people do that. I would keep the chicks for about a week to make sure they're healthy, and then sell them [​IMG]
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    It happens ALL THE TIME. Go for it.
     
  6. txchickie

    txchickie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sure!!!

    I'm planning on offloading my plethora of roosters on craigslist here in about a month [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. lisahaschickens

    lisahaschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2009
    Vancouver, WA
    that's exactly what I did: posted on craigslist that my order of 25 was coming and what breeds I ordered and said I only wanted to keep half so I'd sell the rest to interested parties. I posted right before bed and got more replies than I needed by the time I woke up the next morning. Go for it!
     

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