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Looking for hatcheries near houston,TX area

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by Patsys farm, Jan 6, 2009.

  1. Patsys farm

    Patsys farm New Egg

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    I recently became very interested in raising chickens. I currently have 7 hens and one rooster to start in a 16' x 8' enclosure. After my many hours of searches, I have found it difficult to locate hatcheries near the Houston area. I found Mcmurray Hatcheries on the net and they sell rare breeds of birds that I am very interested in unfortunately they are shipped by mail. I would prefer selecting the birds myself and would rather NOT!! do mail order. Can anyone help??
     
  2. danrut101

    danrut101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you order from a hatchery you will never be able to pick your birds as they will not allow you inside for fear of transferring a disease.

    If you will post what kind of birds you are looking for, you will probably get some replies.

    I know Pasofinafarms is in Houston and she has Golden Marans, Favorelles and a few others.

    I am 125 miles south of Houston and I have Black Copper Marans, Black and White Ameraucanas, Bantam Black Cochins, and all colors of Silkies.

    As mentioned above, just post what kind you want and how far you are willing to travel to pick up and you would be surprised what you come up with.

    Danny D
     
  3. Patsys farm

    Patsys farm New Egg

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    Thank you for your response i'm interested in black, white, blue or buff silkies. sultan,buff Japanese, buff rocks, buff brahma bantam, rose comb leghorns or single comb leghorns.
     
  4. Ron

    Ron Chillin' With My Peeps

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    danrut101, wouldn't 125 miles south of Houston be IN THE GULF OF MEXICO??? Just curious.
     
  5. tbooher1

    tbooher1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have silkie chicks currently and eggs as well. I am east of Waco. I can ship chicks or eggs or you can pick up if I'm not too far for you.
     
  6. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    ideal hatchery is in cameron texas,,, and i know ive heard of some hatcheries letting you pick up chicks, some is only during certain times of the year.
     
  7. kbbeale

    kbbeale Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ron, he's pretty darned close....lol
     
  8. danrut101

    danrut101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, I find my home in the nicest of oil platforms! Travel to and fro from work is fun, but we manage. [​IMG]

    I am really South West of Houston. On Hwy 35 in Port Lavaca. Which is a little dot next to Matagorda Bay.
     
  9. kbbeale

    kbbeale Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey, who are you offering these to? LOL

    Danny, Im on day 11 in the bator on you white eggs. Do you only have white and blacks laying right now? LMK

    Kristen
     

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