New to This- How Long Are Chicks Available For?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by SpokaneWA1988, Feb 28, 2014.

  1. SpokaneWA1988

    SpokaneWA1988 Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 10, 2013
    Hi everyone! I'm new to backyard chickens- we're just now getting a coop this weekend although we've been planning and reading about backyard chickens since last summer. Our local Big R is now selling chicks but we can't get them until after we get back from a vacation on March 23rd. How long do stores typically sell chicks for?
  2. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    My local chick selling place will take your name and number and reserve chicks for you, for the time you want them.

    Maybe call them and ask if they will do the same? If they will reserve chicks for you, you can ask if new chicks are arriving the week that you want them, OR if they will keep them for you (for an extra charge of course) until you are ready for them.
  3. FluffyPuff

    FluffyPuff Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mine just have em' for a week or so. They sell out fast. Especially if there's a show going on!
  4. ourltlflock

    ourltlflock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 2, 2014
    Las Vegas
    Our local stores will have them until it gets too hot to ship them in.
  5. LPeaslee

    LPeaslee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 9, 2014
    I'm sure they will wave plenty for Easter.

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