Newbie from York County, PA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by AnnJoyce, Feb 20, 2014.

  1. AnnJoyce

    AnnJoyce Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! My husband and I are getting ready to start our flock of "backyard ladies". Wondering if anyone has a suggestion for where to buy pullets. We're going to have to wait for the snow to melt and the land to dry out before we can build the coop but I'm starting to do my research for buying pullets.

    I can't wait to get started!
     
  2. cluckcluckgirl

    cluckcluckgirl Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    [​IMG] You might check with your state's thread in the "Where am I? Where are You!" forum and see if any locals have pullets. Otherwise, I would check any local farm/feed stores to see if they are getting chicks this spring. Good luck!![​IMG]
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  4. dheltzel

    dheltzel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Yes, come join us at https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/248345/pennsylvania-unite
    We have a very active state thread (over 36,000 posts - don't try to read them all), just jump in at the end.
     
  5. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Do you know what breed you want? Some can be identified as male /female early - such as sex links. Other breeds like silkies may need to be 4-5 mos. before a breeder can tell with any certainty.

    If you buy young chicks - be prepared to have some roosters in the mix.
     
  7. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Good luck finding the babies you seek!

    And enjoy BYC!
     

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