New Chick Hatcher!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mtraczyk, Sep 7, 2016.

  1. mtraczyk

    mtraczyk New Egg

    Sep 6, 2016
    Hey everyone!

    I am 18 years old and I live in a pretty rural part of Minnesota. My boyfriend and I have been wanting to hatch chicks and then sell them to local farms for a while. We plan on getting stated soon. We would sell them because under the city ordinance, roosters are not allowed.I have a decently big back yard and its fenced in. We are looking on buying fertilized eggs then hatching them at home.

    If anyone has any advice on where to get the eggs, places I can sell the chicks, or anything else don't be afraid to message me or reply here!

  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas and :welcome. Happy you joined us. A good place to start would be in your state thread which you can locate here A local may be able to advise you. And here is a link to the hatching eggs for sale forum where you may be able to locate some. A word of caution...eggs through the mail carry a relatively low hatch success rate.
    Here is also the link to the incubating and hatching forum should you need hatching advice
    I wish you well in your venture!
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  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    You would also need to research what breeds farmers would want. There is also a good chance they raise their own chicks and would not be interested in paying for others.

    In some states there may be laws about selling them to others if your facility hasn't been inspected.
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice and links already from redsox, so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
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