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Looks like we could order 10 - 15...from where??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by JeninMN, Mar 3, 2009.

  1. JeninMN

    JeninMN Songster

    Apr 3, 2008
    We are looking at ordering another 10 to 15 chicks...thats about all the room we have at this point it sounds like...

    The country store we ordered thru last year here in town only can order us a minimum of 25.

    So....I am in MN...who is best to order from and can they send me 10 chicks only???

    Thank you!!!


  2. briana1975

    briana1975 Songster

    Feb 23, 2009
    Carleton Mi.
    Ideal has a $25.00 min. I only ordered 12 chicks.
  3. lil'chickies

    lil'chickies Songster

    Mar 2, 2009
    West Texas
    Be careful, Ideal charges for only having a small order and not filling the box. Just found that out. mypetchicken.com does small orders too.
  4. ve

    ve Songster

    Jan 27, 2009
    Palmetto GA
    Cackle Hatchery sels 15 minimum
  5. kristenm1975

    kristenm1975 Songster

    Jul 23, 2008
    Seattle, WA
    I just looked into placing a small order with My Pet Chicken and was appalled to find that 5 chicks was going to run me over $60 with shipping and handling. [​IMG]
  6. Catalina

    Catalina Songster

    Jul 19, 2007
    You could try spliting an order with someone on here from MN.
    I know there are a lot of us!

    Or craigslist has a bunch of chick postings right now.
  7. greathorse

    greathorse Songster

    Oct 1, 2008
    Northern Colorado
    Adrian Rademacher will ship 15 when it warms up a bit. He has some great stuff. His Rhode Island Reds win all over the place He is in Waconia MN

  8. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Free Ranging

    Feb 2, 2009
    Southeast Louisiana
    Purely Poultry does 15 minimum. I think they are in Wisconsin.
  9. Kelly G

    Kelly G It's like herding cats!

    It is true that with Ideal they have a $25 minimum order. What you can do is create a cart: select all the chickens that you want & get your order up to meet their minimum - go through the checkout procedure (stopping short of entering your credit card) and it will tell you the full price that you will be charged. What that gave me is what my credit card was charged.

    You get an "estimate" by following the procedure above.

    I just ordered 16 chicks from them & my total was $57.06 - including the small order charge, packing, & shipping. TOTAL. No hidden charges.

    Good luck!
  10. chellebyerly

    chellebyerly Songster

    Feb 21, 2009
    Jasper Texas
    I just ordered from Ideal.

    4 bantam cochin assort 8.76 (2.19 ea)
    4 frizzle assort 10.28 (2.57ea)
    2 Jersy Giant Males 2.46 (1.23 ea)

    The minimum was 20.00,

    I hit that with the birds, (went over a buck and a half ) had a 7.00 charge for less than 25
    Then there was the 1.00 charge per type. (3 types, so 3.00)

    My total was 31.50
    No hidden fees or anything.

    Shipping was free. but I am in Texas in the 75951 zipcode.

    I just checked it again. and the minimum order is 20.00.
    They must have changed it. ??

    If you live out of what looks like the southern region, they charge you .15 cents a bird I think.. that part was clear as mud to me. [​IMG]

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