performance poultry hatchery?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by cranberrycreekchickens, Feb 24, 2008.

  1. cranberrycreekchickens

    cranberrycreekchickens Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone, I don't expect much response to this as I know many of you live in the states,
    but I was wondering if anyone had ordered or heard about www.performancepoultry.com ?

    I am planning to order from them this spring. They are located in Prince Edward County in Ontario.

    Thanks!

    Roman.
     
  2. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    I honestly have never heard about it just until now.
     
  3. Outlaw

    Outlaw Out Of The Brooder

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    I have ordered the last 2 years from them. First year never lost one. Last year lost a few but ordered earlier and was much colder and also had way more birds...... Going to order again. Later though this time. He doesn't start shipping until the beginning of May. I live in B.C. so they had to travel quite a distance too.
     
  4. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Depends on the quality you are looking for. If you plan on more serious breeding down the line go with eric rivard at genetic preservation. As general hatcheries go performance is a good choice for healthy birds.
     
  5. cranberrycreekchickens

    cranberrycreekchickens Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for your input everyone! I haven't ordered from performance before, but I'll wait and see what type of quality they have before I consider Eric Rivard. I'm glad you mentioned him though kstaven, because he might be a place to try in the future.

    Roman
     
  6. Stormhorse23

    Stormhorse23 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 22, 2007
    Indiana
    I read their faq and a lot of the information was wrong!

    "Male chickens live an average of 3-5 years"

    yeah, right.
     

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