Question about Ideal

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by NewHopePoultry, May 15, 2009.

  1. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Crowing

    Apr 9, 2007
    The Policy page says:

    MINIMUM ORDER: The minimum dollar value for an order is $25.00 in poultry, excluding male only chick orders.

    There is no minimum number of chicks you can order as long as your total order of poultry is $25.00, not including shipping and handling.

    SMALL ORDER CHARGE: For ship orders of less than one full box, add $7.00 handling charge and for ship orders between one and two full boxes, add $2.00 handling charges.

    BOXING CHARGE: Add $1.00 service charge for each variety or sex of less than one-fourth box.

    Is it a $25 min plus $7.oo plus $1.00 plus shipping?
    Last edited by a moderator: May 15, 2009

  2. MaineChickens

    MaineChickens Songster

    Mar 11, 2008
    Yeah, something like that. I got an order of 2 breeds- totaling 10 pullets, and it was $35.
  3. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Songster

    Jan 31, 2008
    Yes, Sometime last year though I ordered 6 lavender silkies and they still sent my order with some PP's and it wasn't the required $25 minimum.

    Shipping is 15 cents a chick, so thats not too bad. Where it starts getting pricey is if you order multiple breeds.

    2 RIR Pullets -$1 charge
    1 RIR Rooster- $1 charge

    The charge is for each different breed AND gender of the chick.
  4. Lucky Ducky

    Lucky Ducky Songster

    I ordered 5 breeds and 1 breed I purchased sexed. I paid $5.00 not $6.00. It went by breeds only, I didn't pay twice on one breed just because I ordered a rooster. [​IMG] Yes, it is a $25 minium on the order, it doesn't include the shipping but if you're doing a small order you can't beat it. If you order from Meyer's the shipping is crazy. If I only want 3 chicks from Meyer's it would cost $38 to ship to me & that is sooooo crazy. [​IMG]

  5. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Songster

    Jun 30, 2008
    I ordered this from ideal -

    Speckled Sussex pullet
    Buff brahma pullet
    3 easter egger pullets
    2 blue cochin pullets
    salmon faverolles pullet
    black langshan pullet

    It cost me about 40$. One EE pullet died.

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