packing pellets and hatcheries???

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Beakz, Feb 2, 2014.

  1. Beakz

    Beakz In the Brooder

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    How many packing pellets are normally added to orders?? is there a ratio, id like to factor it in when i order some chicks. Also what hatcheries do u guys order from and why?? thanks
     

  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I have never received packing peanut roosters as I always order enough for them to stay warm.

    I have ordered from McMurray, Mypetchicken, Welp, Cackle, and now Ideal (haven't received that order yet). I would order from all of them again.
     
  3. phalenbeck

    phalenbeck Songster

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    I got 10 sex link boys with a order of 10 or 15 from Idea. This is/was a first, but it was early in he season. They were tasty,
     
  4. Ren2014

    Ren2014 Blessed Beyond Hope

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    I ordered 12 pullets from Ideal and received a total of 21 chicks.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    You can ask the specific hatchery. I think they aim for 25 chicks total to keep everyone warm enough. In the summer they may drop that down to 15.
     

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