% of roos in st run on any hatchery

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by cw, Dec 17, 2009.

  1. cw

    cw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2009
    green co.
    some posted about the % of roos in st run chicks from ideal hatchery but lets not just judge ideal , whats your #s from any and all hatcherys you ve ordered from


    ill start

    ideal
    barred rocks 9 pullets 1 cock
    white rocks 10 pullets
    guineas
    3 pullets 3 roos
    (lost 1 of each due to cold weather shipping)(not the hatcherys fault but the money was refunded)

    meyer
    cornish x rocks
    (remember with these guys you want more males)
    25 pullets
    28 cocks
    order of 50
    extra 3 chicks


    murrey mc murrey
    i cant remember the order but it was like 50/50
    on speckled sussex

    so all in all we ve been pretty lucky with the hatcherys and we currently have an order with metzer farms for 20 ducklings will see how that goes if this thread is still alive
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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    Cackle Hatchery, some straight run and some sexed.

    Delaware - ordered 5 pullets. Got 4 pullets and 1 rooster.

    Australorp - ordered 10 pullets. Got 10 pullets.

    Speckled Sussex - ordered 6 straight run. Got 2 pullets and 4 roosters.

    Buff Orpingtoms - ordered 6 straight run. Got 7 pullets. The packing peanut was a pullet.
     
  3. Cindy in PA

    Cindy in PA Overrun With Chickens

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    My first chicks BR were ordered 6 pullets & 6 SR. Got the 3 roos you would expect, don't know what hatchery, as they were ordered thru a feed store. This year ordered 25 SPR bantams and got 27 plus 1 sebright. Had 13 roos & 11 pullets in the SPR & 1 sebright hen. 2 died in the first two days, so Murray McMurray was pretty close to 50%. I felt pretty lucky.
     
  4. CountryMom

    CountryMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My orders from Ideal have been straight run and about 60% pullets to 40% roosters.

    My McMurray order ---- all pullets, I received 2 roosters.
     
  5. cw

    cw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2009
    green co.
    hopefully i will post with in the next day or so to dd to this thread, but so far
    i ordered 18 ducklings from metzer farms
     
  6. bubblebean11

    bubblebean11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bantam special st/run about 50-50

    ordered
    3 partridge rocks pullets got 3 pullets
    1 partridge roo got a roo
    4 barred rock pullets got 4 pullets
    1 barred rock roo might be a pullet
    1 orpington roo got a roo
    1 RIR roo got a roo
    4 white rock pullets got 4 pullets
    1 white rock roo got a beautiful roo

    Im ordering 25 barred rock pullets, 25 ideal 236 pullets and 25 black sex link pullets for ship next week. I think they are a good company. ANy complaints and they fix it. Leave a message and they call back. [​IMG]:weee:weee
     
  7. cw

    cw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2009
    green co.
    alright from metzer farms on ducks i can sex now its 1 to 5
    1 drake to 5 ducks
    but we have several more so ill post when i find out
    13 more ducks to go
     
  8. scgamecock

    scgamecock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2008
    Conway SC
    I ordered 6 surprise special pullets from Ideal a couple of years ago and they actually sent me straight and billed me for straight run.I called them and they refunded me the price of all 6 and I still ended up with 3 Barred Rock pullets and 2 Production Red pullets and only 1 roo.I came out good on that deal.
     
  9. HBuehler

    HBuehler Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 30, 2009
    Lebanon TN
    Purely Poultry is the only hatchery I buy from straight run has always had more pullets than roosters and occasionally a rooster in an all pullet order but no one is perfect.Their chicks are always alive and very healthy which is my biggest factor.
     
  10. REINABUGY

    REINABUGY Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ordered 2 of the Rainbow egglaying special from MPC so 50 pullets and 3 extra males. Out of the 50 Pullets. 4 are males.
     

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