Minimum Orders

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by ear019, Mar 24, 2012.

  1. ear019

    ear019 Out Of The Brooder

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    My dad and I are getting the ball rolling on getting chickens. We are looking to get EEs, and I was wondering if all hatcherys have the 25 min order for chicks. We are only looking at wanting around 5.
     
  2. OwlLover

    OwlLover Alaskan Wanderer

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    My Pet Chicken sells as low as 3-8 baby chicks depending on your location, though they cost a fortune.
     
  3. Magic Birdie

    Magic Birdie Overrun With Chickens

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    MPC is awesome!!!
     
  4. ear019

    ear019 Out Of The Brooder

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    Great! I've been looking at their website!
     
  5. Clay Mudd

    Clay Mudd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You might want to check and see if local feed stores have any EEs. I just googled up a couple:

    Huntsville Feed and Farm
    1429 Avenue I
    Huntsville
    (936) 295-3961


    4T Feed and Farm Supply
    204C Thompson Rd
    Huntsville
    (936) 291-9993

    Personally, I prefer buying from a feed store over having chicks shipped, especially for a small order.
     
  6. OwlLover

    OwlLover Alaskan Wanderer

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    x2, Its better as its less of a chance that they'll die in shipping, you also won't have to pay a fortune for having only a few shipped.
     
  7. Magic Birdie

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    I don't like feed stores so much because you don't really pick what breeds they have, and TSC around here has a minimum of 6, which is twice as much as MPC for us, which is three. Plus, I think it's just plain cute seeing them in the little box, and having to wait so long for them to ship is something that I don't like doing, but is strangely addicting! The last few reasons, though, may be stupid and unreasonable from a different point of view.
     
    Last edited: Mar 24, 2012
  8. TaylorHobbyFarms

    TaylorHobbyFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When it comes to chickens, I can not tell anyone they are being unreasonable [​IMG] There are lots of aspects of raising chickens that are strangely addictive and possibly beyond reason.
     
  9. Joe.G

    Joe.G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cackle also has a small minium order. Just double check that just because you order 5 Chicks there not going to throw in 10 or 15 Roosters for warmth.
     

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