Question about Feed Stores and rules REgarding Chick sources

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

  1. CluckNChatterRa

    CluckNChatterRa Out Of The Brooder

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    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 New Egg

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

    cmfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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