Online Hatcheries?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ponygal12, Dec 18, 2009.

  1. ponygal12

    ponygal12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know here is already a list on here about online hatcheries. I was wondering if anyone recomended any hatchries in the New England area? I was looking at the Randall Burkey Hatchery in Texas. Opinions? Recomended Hatcheries?
     
  2. poultrypatch

    poultrypatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm from MA and ordered my chicks last Sept from Ideal..think in TX. Arrived in great shape, no complaints. They sent them out on a Wed morning and arrived here the next day. PO called me at 6 am to say they were there. I couldn't find anything local. I think if you look for local folks hatching that's do able. I do know that some grain stores get chicks in early spring. But then you'd be limited to what was available...which may not be the breeds you want. There's a couple of place on East coast...OH and PA. Good luck.
    Liz
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  3. popcornpuppy

    popcornpuppy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I too am in MA, and I too have ordered from Ideal. They are in Texas, but I got my chicks next day just like poultrypatch did.
    Mypetchicken.com is supossedly out of Connecticut, but I think they ship from other parts of the country. CT is just where they process the orders. I have not ordered from other hatcheries, so I don't know how long it takes them to ship to New England. But I would recommend Ideal because I have had great service from them.
     
  4. chickenshagg

    chickenshagg THE ALPHA ROO

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    I live in Missouri and ordered from MYPETCHICKEN. I have been very pleased with the quality of the chicks that I got from them.
     
  5. ponygal12

    ponygal12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guys! I'll check out some of thos hatcheries. [​IMG]
     
  6. Matoe

    Matoe Out Of The Brooder

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    Look for a hatchery closer to home than Texas I got my birds from Meyer hatchery in Polk ohio all birds showed alive and well. Also if the last leg of shipping could take a extra day but if you call the postmaster let him know your birds are coming Have him call you when they arrive. I drove 140 miles round trip to pick up my birds 24 hrs sooner. Pura Vida Matoe
     

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