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Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by AtRendeAcres, Dec 12, 2008.

  1. AtRendeAcres

    AtRendeAcres Songster

    May 23, 2007
    Clarion County
    does anyone know there cancelation policy?

    I heard they some negative things & would like to cancel with them!


  2. DouglasPeeps

    DouglasPeeps Songster

    Feb 26, 2008
    I would just contact them or check their website.

    From their website:

    What do I do if I have a problem with an order I placed with Murray McMurray Hatchery?

    If you have a question regarding an order, either an order you have already placed or one you have already received, please call us for immediate assistance between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm begining the last Saturday of January through June and from 8:30 am and 4:00 from July through December Monday through Friday. Open Saturday from 8:00 to 12:00 from the last Saturday of January through June.CST. Our toll fr ee number is 800-456-3280

    BTW...... I have always been treated wonderfully by McMurray Hatchery. I would recommend them from my previous experience.
    Last edited: Dec 12, 2008
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    I think that if you cancel before they ship they will do it.

    I got my chicks from them last April. They were having an issue with a virus back then and I lost 11 of the 26 within a week. One ended up being a roo that we had to re-home.

    I think they had the virus thing under control by mid to late May and didn't hear of any complaints after that.

    I have one Barred Rock with whitish ears and she lays almost a white tinted egg, so I'm thinking we got a little Leghorn or Andalusian mixed in with her.

    The rest of the girls are real pretty and of the 18 hens I have now, (I got 4 from the feed store), I'm getting 11 or 12 eggs a day.

    I'll probably order from McMurray again, simply because of price and their on-time delivery.
  4. Southerngirl

    Southerngirl Songster

    Mar 25, 2008
    Central Arkansas
    We also have had excellent service from them. We ordered over 80 chicks this past spring and only lost 2 !I will order from them again.[​IMG]
  5. Birch Run Farm

    Birch Run Farm Biddy up!

    Sep 5, 2008
    Not sure what you heard that was negative about them but I have always gotten great chicks from them and also great service if there had been weather delays, etc. Any time I have had questions they were happy to answer.

    I always order my broilers and production layers from them, always. I've been a customer for 7 years.
  6. AtRendeAcres

    AtRendeAcres Songster

    May 23, 2007
    Clarion County
    I heard the quality of the chickens wasn't good!
    That some breeds didn't really resemble the breed itself!
    ((mind you I don't expect show quality from a hatchery))

    I am thinking if a breed doesn't resemble the breed it self they must have bad strains: than the temperament the breed is suppose to have will be off!
    ((although I know sometimes it is the personality of 1 chicken & not the breed))

    I was going to try White Orpingtons & was going to introduce new blood into my Brahmas!

  7. McMurray is fine. Why not ask others to post some pictures of the breeds you're interested in - that is pics of their McMurray birds. That way, you'll know. I've gotten both light and dark Brahmas and they look fine. Unfortunately I don't have any pics right now.

    I guess it helps to say that I've been able to identify all of my Murray McMurray birds from pics of standard breeds. None have not looked like they should. The only birds I've ever ordered that didn't meet standard were from Ideal - Marans with yellow legs.

  8. chickiebaby

    chickiebaby Songster

    Jan 2, 2008
    western mass
    I love MMcM. You can find SOMEbody to say some sour stuff about most anything.

    I think they're just grand.
  9. Splash_Guard

    Splash_Guard Set Free

    Dec 3, 2008
    I recommend McMurray.
  10. ddeans

    ddeans Songster

    Nov 20, 2008
    Elkton, MD
    I would reccomend McMurray as well. I have ordered Alot of chicks from them, and have a rather large order in for their first hatch in February as well. Their customer service is fantastic.

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