Ordering chicks, Where is the best place?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Sweetlilbaby, Oct 19, 2012.

  1. Sweetlilbaby

    Sweetlilbaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    also how much is their shipping charge, and minimum purchase?
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    This depends on a lot of things:

    What breeds are you looking for?

    Price Range?

    Looking for pets,eggs,etc or show birds?
     
  3. Sweetlilbaby

    Sweetlilbaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I want any breed, Cheaper is better, I want them for eggs and to keep bugs out of my garden.
     
  4. TurtlePowerTrav

    TurtlePowerTrav T.K.'s Farm

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    You could look on craigslist. I know there are lots of people selling chicks on there.
     
  5. Sweetlilbaby

    Sweetlilbaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I keep watching on there. The only chicks in my area for sale are roosters which I cannot own. I live in the city. :(
     
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    TurtlePowerTrav T.K.'s Farm

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  7. hallerlake

    hallerlake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Come to the Washington state thread. Maybe someone can help you. It seems to me someone recently mentioned a feed store that had chicks.

    This isn't the time of year when most people are hatching. Heck, it's molting season and we're lucky to be getting eggs.
     
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  8. Sweetlilbaby

    Sweetlilbaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm still getting eggs from my hens. :) I just can't have a rooster.
    I know it's the wrong time of year. It's just in my incubator i have some eggs and I have a feeling that only one baby or maybe 2 will hatch. I prefer to raise the in groups for 6 or more.
     
  9. polskituft

    polskituft Out Of The Brooder

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    my pet chicken's minimum order is 3
     
  10. TurtlePowerTrav

    TurtlePowerTrav T.K.'s Farm

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    Actually for them to ship to Oregon/Washington it is 4 LF or 5 Bantams for MPC's minimum order.
     

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