Privett Hatchery?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by Bec, Mar 18, 2008.

  1. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    I was just wondering if anyone has ordered from Privett Hatchery? My local feed store orders from them and I got my BO's last spring and they are healthy and very pretty.
    I was just wondering that if there is anyone here who has....did you order a specific sex?

    I am just curious to see how they are marked...It says on there site that all breeds and sexes will be boxed together and unmarked unless specified by you..... Ok Does that mean...when you order, you say for Example...I would like 4 BO pullets and a BO roo. Or does "specified by you" mean you have to say I WOULD LIKE THEM MARKED???

    I am confused..... [​IMG]
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Just say I would like the sexes marked and they should mark them.
  3. swiftfoot

    swiftfoot Songster

    Dec 23, 2007
    Blountville , TN
    i order from privett they have very nice birds
    i have only ordered rhode island reds
  4. mum24swtz

    mum24swtz Hatching

    Mar 18, 2008
    My local store gets all their birds from Privett and I don't have many issues. Of 25 birds in 2 years I've only lost two in the first couple days since I brought them home. Not too bad IMHO. The ones that lived have been very healthy and great birds. [​IMG] I would order from them if I needed bigger quantities but my local will get the small numbers I need for me [​IMG]
  5. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    the chicks ill be getting this year will come from from what ive seen this year the chicks look good.
  6. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Songster

    Dec 18, 2007
    My local feedstore also orders from Privett. I have cornish X coming from them next week.
  7. jimd

    jimd In the Brooder

    Feb 17, 2008
    Mounds, Oklahoma
    I just happened to be traveling within an hour of there today, and I called to see if they had the breed I wanted so I could pick them up. I was very sternly told that they only ship, and would not allow me to pick them up.
    Sorry, but any business that will not allow me to personally see a human doesn't get my $$. I undertand with NPIP not allowing a tour, and I wouldn't expect to go to the pens. But to not even allow me to pick them up at an office?
    Decision made.

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