Looking for Chickens for sale in Gettysburg PA area

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by Henny Penny Mom, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. Henny Penny Mom

    Henny Penny Mom In the Brooder

    Jul 23, 2007

    I recently moved to the Gettysburg PA area and looking for some older ready to lay chickens within an hours drive (to pick up)

    I am open to a variety of breeds and like the friendlies rather than flighty varieties. I have lots of assorted breeds in the past, and due to my move have to start fresh with a new flock. I'm thinking of picking a fun breed and trying to keep my lines pure (ha ha- I do LOVE my old mixed chickens). I am an experienced chicken person and right now have only my 3 peacocks I moved with me from Ontario Canada to PA.

    I am new to posting and couldnt find anything listed in my "area" . Is there a place on the forum that you can search local listings ? I searched Gettysburg, but only a few posts came up and nothing "for sale". If any experienced users can point me in the right direction that would be great.

    Thanks so much-

    you can also email me directly at [email protected]
  2. Henny Penny Mom

    Henny Penny Mom In the Brooder

    Jul 23, 2007
    .....forgot to mention.... I do NOT want any clipped beaks ! thanks-
  3. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    Maybe Will Marrow of MD would be able to help you.

    We are planning on going to Gettysburg this June/July events and I sure hope it is not going to be too hot!
  4. Ray from PA

    Ray from PA Chirping

    There is a thread called " Pennsylvania Unite " ,,,,, I belong to it, and I'm sure there is someone close to you that may be able to help,,,, there are many varieties available through it's members.

    Check it out !

    thanks, Ray
  5. Shaffer

    Shaffer Songster

    Jan 2, 2008
    Tamaqua, NE Pa
    Go to Craigslist Pennsylvania and check out the York area. There were some quality Orpingtons advertised occassionally.
  6. robinleah

    robinleah Hatching

    Feb 20, 2013
    Have you found any chickens? I live in Gettysburg and would like to get 5-6 chickens as soon as it gets a bit warmer. I know nothing about rasing them for eggs only.
    Do you think I should get older ones? I would love any advice.
    What kind I should get?
    Do they go in coop on there own at night?
  7. rebirdchild

    rebirdchild In the Brooder

    Jun 28, 2012
    I know of a good place in ortanna pa called stacks chicken farm...or something like that...i live in dillsburg pa about 30 minutes east of gettysburg....they have a website so of you google it youll find more info....they carry about 20 varieties of adult chickens. They range in price from 15 to 25 dollars...ihope this helps!
  8. hobbyfarming

    hobbyfarming Hatching

    Dec 11, 2011
    North of Gettysburg, PA

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