Meyer Hatchery

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by Up-the-Creek, Feb 22, 2009.

  1. Up-the-Creek

    Up-the-Creek Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 16, 2008
    West Virginia
    [​IMG] Has anyone ever ordered day old chicks from Meyer hatchery? No pickups, had them shipped. Are the chicks good quality and do they have good customer service? I have only ordered from McMurray and they was great, but Meyer is much closer to where I live. Any input would be great,thanks!
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    No experience with Meyer but they are an established company and closest is usually best.
  3. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady

    Apr 22, 2008
    upstate SC
    I ordered from Meyer last year and had very good results. Packing peanuts were actually pullets of the same breeds I ordered! I would certainly order from them again![​IMG]
  4. Chickenmaven

    Chickenmaven Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 6, 2009
    I ordered a layer assortment from them. Healthy, gorgeous birds. [​IMG] Great customer service. (Call in your order). [​IMG]
    My packing peanuts were exotic cockerals. I plan to order from them again.
  5. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2007
    That is where I got my initial flock, and some turkeys, customer service was very good too. [​IMG]
  6. PamsPride

    PamsPride Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    I have. Great service! Great chicks and poults! I have ordered from them several times!
  7. TerriLaChicks

    TerriLaChicks Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 23, 2008
    Central Louisiana
    Same here--I ordered from them last year & they had great customer service & very healthy chicks--and one of my EE's lays a nice BLUE egg too! I'd order from them again.
  8. Up-the-Creek

    Up-the-Creek Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 16, 2008
    West Virginia
    Thanks so much for all the input. I want to get some silkies and not sure whether I want to try hatching eggs or just order day olds from a hatchery. [​IMG]
  9. abluechipstock

    abluechipstock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2009
    fort ashby, wv
    i ordered from them twice the first time great, my bantams the second time almost all were dead and dying, they gave me credit and i ordered again and they lived, sometimes it's hard to get what you want, customer service was excellent though
  10. Indiana hens

    Indiana hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 25, 2008
    Pendleton, Indiana
    I ordered hundreds from them last year. They are always helpful as I am generally open to what breed of brown egg layer pullets are available the soonest. Always put your order in to any hatchery over the phone. Ask any shipping question before you hang up; they are busy and you cannot expect them to remember a conversation 3 weeks earlier! They have a very accurate vent checkers. I love those girls! I ordered with Dawn and Laura ; I don't know if that makes any difference. I have even called to have them add more to the order for the same date; so I could tend to all the same age at once(Mareks and Newcastle).

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