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Question about Feed Stores and rules REgarding Chick sources

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by CluckNChatterRa, Aug 2, 2013.

  1. CluckNChatterRa

    CluckNChatterRa In the Brooder

    Feb 13, 2013
    Portland, Oregon
    I am wondering what you all know about selling chicks from different breeders in a feed store?

    I am in charge of sourcing birds for my local feed store to carry chicks in the 2014 season. I have heard that feed stores cannot sell birds from different sources because they all need to be quarantined for 30 days.

    I wanted to breed one breed myself, and source out other breeders/ local hatcheries to bring in other sources. They would be coming together as day olds... but re-ordering would be necessary.
  2. tandmlivestock

    tandmlivestock Hatching

    Jun 30, 2013
    I just saw this for the first time on another group I am on and am curious as well.
  3. cmfarm

    cmfarm Songster 8 Years

    May 3, 2010
    Elgin, TX
    I don't think that is true. If it was they could only sell them at a month old or older, which isn't the case.
  4. Apyl

    Apyl Songster

    Feb 5, 2012
    Necedah, Wi
    Have you asked the GM of the store? They would know what regulations are in place for their county / state. It will vary by area. If the GM doesn't know contact the state agricultural department.

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