Pullet question

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by greenfields, Apr 17, 2007.

  1. greenfields

    greenfields In the Brooder

    Apr 17, 2007
    Rural Valley, PA
    Hi I'm new to the chicken scene and was wondering if the pullets available at online hatcheries are young hens not far from starting to lay. Sorry if this is a dumb question. LOL And do you think it's worth it to buy them this way as opposed to buying older chickens locally. I'm really not interested in starting with chicks just yet.
  2. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    some hatcheries offer like 3 started hens for $100 including shipping.an they would be 12wks old or so.its cheaper to find hens locally that are ready to lay.

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