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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Cheryl, Jan 7, 2008.

  1. Cheryl

    Cheryl Chillin' With My Peeps

  2. Cheryl

    Cheryl Chillin' With My Peeps

    No buff bantam cochins!!! I'm depressed [​IMG]
     
  3. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    Meyer hatchery will sell as few as 3 day olds also and has a pretty extensive selection of breeds.

    www.meyerhatchery.com

    They don't include 'males for warmth' either like some of the other hatcheries.

    I ordered 7 chicks from them last year and they all arrived healthy and happy. They threw in an extra, but it was one of the breeds and gender I'd already ordered.

    I'd definately order from them again.
     
  4. Cheryl

    Cheryl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Unfortunately they are mixed and straight run! I cannot have roosters, my neighbors would kill me! The thought of getting rid of roosters is too depressing, though I could probably leave them at one of a few nearby farms!
     
  5. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    Ah, you are looking for sexed bantums then - I missed the bantum part...
     
  6. mtnchicks

    mtnchicks Out Of The Brooder

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    I have been checking often for "THE LIST" at My Pet Chicken. I'm so glad it's finally out! I have had great results with them, although I did end up with a couple of roosters. It's not a 100% science sexing bantams, but they offered me money back or credit. I choose the credit. There was also a mix up once, some of my chicks weren't sent, and they sent them in a later shipment, with a promise of 5 free chicks in the future with free shipping.
    Now I just have to try to control myself this spring when I order my replacements and free chicks. I have to remind myself that I live in town and don't have room for many more. I don't know if I have that much self-control!
     
  7. arwmommy

    arwmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    MPC told me that they will not be carrying ANY bantam Cochins this year. BUMMER. I guess thier supplier is no longer raising them. I would order from them again in a heartbeat if they carried them! They need to find a "huge selection of bantam cochin colors supplier" [​IMG]
     
  8. Frozen Feathers

    Frozen Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2007
    Maine
    You could always try Ideal for bantam Cochins...they have quite a few varieties.
     
  9. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    BTW, MyPetChicken and Ideal are both sponsors of this forum (along with Meyer).

    If you buy from or call any of our sponsors, tell them you're so glad they are helping to support BYC!
     
  10. Cheryl

    Cheryl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well DH says I should order the birds I want and fill in any numbers with freezer birds!!! This from the man who thinks his wife has turned into the crazy chicken lady!!! I've never killed anything in my life, and he's ready to buy a feather plucker!!!
     

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