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Meyer Hatchery

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by arherp, Jan 4, 2011.

  1. arherp

    arherp Songster

    Sep 29, 2009
    Hey guys, just wanting to post a warning about Meyer Hatchery.

    1.) The head of the wholesale department is Ursula. She will take care of what you need and get it shipped out, but DO NOT get on her bad side - you will be in touble if you do. [​IMG]

    2.) Closely observe any chicks that you recieve. I ordered a HUGE quantity over the past year, and recieved many that were not true to the breed (not purebred)

    3.) Many of my customers complained of getting cockerils in all pullet orders. The number that I got was minimal, but my customers got anywhere from 0%-60% cockerils. I know this as a fact, because most of the little guys ended up back at my farm. [​IMG]

    4.) There are many nice customer service reps. If you need to talk to someone, ask for Ben (he is VERY understanding, helpful, and easy to work with). There are some bad apples in the bunch however. The Owner Karen is not a nice person to have to work with and left me pretty upset after speaking with her. She is the type that repeats the same simple statement over and over, no matter what you ask. [​IMG]

    Lastly, I just want to say that I am sure many of you have had great success with your chicks from this company. I had around 600/700 do great for me and my customers, which is ok as well. The people there are generally nice too. But a lot of that changes if you have problems with your order or get the wrong person on the telephone. I think I am a pretty reasonable person, so the way the hatchery acts to me is unacceptable. I thought long and hard before putting this up, but I really want you guys to "be warned" before purchase and explore other alternatives. Remember, you get what you pay for and Meyer "cheap chicks" Hatchery definately follows that rule!
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