Looking to order Delawares from hatchery.

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by chickichicki, Dec 18, 2010.

  1. chickichicki

    chickichicki New Egg

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    Can some of you help me find a hatchery with good Delawares? I'm preparing for spring. Please post pictures if you have them
     
  2. Barry Natchitoches

    Barry Natchitoches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you near west Tennessee or northeast Mississippi by any chance?


    Cuz if you are, I know where some high quality Delawares can be had, but I don't think she can mail them.
     
  3. chickichicki

    chickichicki New Egg

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    No. I'm in Maryland.
     
  4. fairwindminishetland

    fairwindminishetland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Then go to Whitmore farms in Maryland...where I got mine from them and I'm in OK?
     
  5. chickichicki

    chickichicki New Egg

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    Thank you for the help. I can't decide whether I want just hatchery or pay more for less birds from a breeder. I have heard they are a dying breed, but this site is packed with people with them and if they are so rare how can nearly every hatchery offer them?
     
  6. Inkheart

    Inkheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welp or Privett have nice hatchery Dels - but there are several threads on here where you could find nice breeder quality birds. It is a breed that is threatend but you have found the one place where this a dedicated group of people that are trying to bring it back - and we have just formed a new Delaware club to promote them as well
     
  7. ndemerly

    ndemerly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Delawares, now are relatively common yes. But it is the 'Heitage Delaware' birds that are so rare. Meaning, the lines of their anscestory must be traceable over one hundred years.
     
  8. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Whitmore Farms is having a sale going on.....see if he has some for you for the Delawares.
     
  9. peacockfarmer1

    peacockfarmer1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Barry Natchitoches
    im in north MS who are you talking about
     
  10. draye

    draye Overrun With Chickens

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    Cackle Hatchery. By far the best and less expensive.
     

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