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Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by danieltienbui, Apr 5, 2011.

  1. danieltienbui

    danieltienbui New Egg

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    hello all. i am from toms river nj. i want to start on owning chicken for meat. i want a hen and a rooster to start the breed and lay the eggs and raise the chicken for meat.
    i was wondering what are the best breed of chicken for that and where would i purchase them around toms river new jersey 08753.
     
  2. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
  3. danieltienbui

    danieltienbui New Egg

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    thanks for the info. but does anybody know any hatcheries around the toms river nj 08753 area? i dont want to order online because minimum order is around 100chicks and i only want 2hens and 2 roosters.
     
  4. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    a feed store is always a good place to find 1 or 2 birds, craigs list too.
     

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