Meyer hatchery.

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by bledsoe95, Jan 22, 2011.

  1. bledsoe95

    bledsoe95 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 8, 2011
    Oakwood, Virginia
    I was just wanting to know if anyone else has ever ordered from Meyer. I ordered 15 buff orps. last spring & only 1 died but there was an extra 1 in the box so i got all 15!
  2. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady

    Apr 22, 2008
    upstate SC
    If you do a search you will see that Meyer is talked about quite a bit on here. I personally order from them every year for layers to add to my free range flock. I order from other hatcheries, too but different ones each year to see what kind of service and quality I may get. There are quite a few I would never order from again but Meyer has been my hatchery for the past 4 years.

    This year I have an order coming from them and also 4 other hatcheries. About 200 chicks and ducklings. Plus I hatch and raise my own.[​IMG]
  3. Holmes' Homestead

    Holmes' Homestead Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 14, 2010
    Schuylerville NY
    I cannot speak about the quality of their chickens yet as this is going to be my first year raising them. Although, after reading positive comments and watching this: , I decided to place my order for 18 pullets with them just last night. I've read good reviews on here about them, nice birds, good customer service, how can you go wrong!?!...
  4. rentmecheap

    rentmecheap Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 22, 2011
    Every chicken I have came from meyer hatchery, as well as all of the broilers in my freezer and in the freezers of my neighbors and coworkers.

    I live about 90 miles south of the hetchery so I always go there and pick up my chicks. Love their retail store. Tuesdays during the hatching season are the day to go too. They have stock tanks in the store full of extra chicks and sell them at a HUGE discount.
  5. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    I have been ordering birds from Meyer for yrs. I have never had a problem with them. In fact my DD won reserve champion meat chickens three yrs in a row with Meyers cornish cross meat chickens. I just ordered a new set of laying hens that I will get in March. [​IMG]
  6. MrsPinkKitty

    MrsPinkKitty Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 25, 2010
    I am thinking of trying them out....
  7. draye

    draye Overrun With Chickens

    Nov 30, 2010
    Actuall they are BYC members: Meyer Hatchery. I've Pm'd them before. They usually get back with you if you have any questions.
  8. dkosh

    dkosh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 6, 2010
    Eastern MA
    I've also used them with good success.
  9. Taylor

    Taylor Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 14, 2008
    Quote:What hatcheries were those you didn't like? just curious, i need to order some this spring and i want a good place
  10. crazychickenldy

    crazychickenldy Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 16, 2011
    London, OHIO
    I highly recommend Meyer Hatchery, they are extremely knowledgeable about the chicks they sell. Charlotte at Meyer has always been very helpful and kind. I was scared to death when I first brought chicks home and placed them in the brooder. I could not get the temp regulated. She stayed on the phone with me and talked me through it. She as taught me everything I know about chickens thus far. Plus the quality of the chicks is OUTSTANDING.

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