My Pet Chicken (Hatchery)

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by djaousfarm, Jan 11, 2017.

  1. djaousfarm

    djaousfarm Just Hatched

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    Is it me, or is it kind of odd that the Hatchery "My Pet Chicken" takes pictures of Meyers Hatchery and sells their birds? Also, the prices are unbelievably high.

    What are peoples experiences with the "My Pet Chicken" Hatchery?
     
  2. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    I haven't personally ordered from MPC but it's my understanding they are a sort of "middle man"...they get chicks from various hatcheries and sell them. The only reason I haven't ordered from them isn't because of their chick prices (I don't think they're any better or worse than other places) but their shipping prices were too much for me.

    A lot of folks have used them so hopefully someone will come along with more first hand info. Also, if you put My Pet Chicken in the search box, you'll find posts about them.
     
  3. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I pre-ordered my chicks from them for next spring and i got 7 chickens and that cost was around 20$ then the shipping put it up to 70$.Besides that they supposedly have great customer service and there website is really easy to use.
     
  4. Blooie

    Blooie Team Spina Bifida Premium Member

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    I like them a lot. I've had nothing but positive experiences with them, their customer service, and the accuracy of my orders. Alex, from @MyPetChicken has explained the relationship between them and other hatcheries very well. I'll see if I can find that post and share the link to it here.
     
  5. orrpeople

    orrpeople Overrun With Chickens

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    When I was brand new to chicken ownership, I loved their site - tons of great info, very concise and well ordered. I also love their "how to tell a cockerel from a pullet" info better than any other. But, when I put together a possible order to check on price, shipping was astronomical (almost double my chick costs).
     
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  6. MyPetChicken

    MyPetChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Pet Chicken and Meyer Hatcher have a partnership that allows us to ship from their facility. We do own our own flocks and sell many breeds that they do not carry.

    Thanks for tagging me @Blooie


    Please let me know if I can answer anymore questions.

    Alex
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  7. Blooie

    Blooie Team Spina Bifida Premium Member

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    Absolutely, Alex. Um, does this mean I can stop poking around looking for the thread where you explained that before? [​IMG]
     
  8. MyPetChicken

    MyPetChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL yes you can stop digging for that post. I don't even know what thread it was on.


    Alex
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