New and need help finding chicks

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by mac1020, Apr 27, 2016.

  1. mac1020

    mac1020 In the Brooder

    Apr 27, 2016
    Hi guys, I've been reading the forums here for a few months and finally joined. I have been reading here and searching the Internet trying to find the chicks I want.

    I had chickens about 6 years ago (10 RIR production) but we lost the house and had to move into a rental. Well now we have land again and I just completed the coop based on the "coop there it is" coop I found on here.

    I am looking for Rhode Island Red chicks that are the heritage strain, I am looking to build a sustainable flock for both eggs and meat. Looking for more of a homesteading type of setup, I'm somewhat of a prepper.

    I have emailed cackle hatchery asking them if their birds were heritage and their response was "heritage production" which left me confused.

    So now I have an empty coop I need to fill. Can anyone point me in the right direction?

    Thank you

  2. Serenity06

    Serenity06 Chirping

    Aug 20, 2015
    South Alabama
    On the Cackle Hatchery website it does say their Rhode Island Reds come from a heritage chicken bloodline. You can also try
    Last edited: Apr 27, 2016

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