Rare Breed chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Eggseronious, Mar 6, 2008.

  1. Eggseronious

    Eggseronious Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where do U buy your Dominiques from? Need a few good ones.
     
  2. Rick

    Rick Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi Eggseronious,

    I bought my Dominiques from the local feed store. I know they got them from a hatchery in Iowa, but not sure which one. I think both Welps and McMurry carry Dominique though.

    I will say, my Dominiques were very hardy. I raised over 30 from day-olds and didn't lose any, except to animals.

    -Rick
     
  3. MRNpoultry

    MRNpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2008
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    My pet chicken sells them ( meyers ), Mcmurry, I ain't sure about Ideal. I got one from MPC and she's got a single comb, and barred feather patteren.
     
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  4. Eggseronious

    Eggseronious Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey thanks, I would like to know if U all know of anyone has ordered from Cackle or Meyer and how was the chicks compared to the breed standard. We had them years ago, and they faded away to varmints and have not had any in the past 25 years. I want to get a good flock started again. You have alot of upbreeding to do with most large hatchery chicks of certin breeds. Mcmurrys prices are like $4.50 on Doms.
     
  5. lauralou

    lauralou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I believe they are less expensive at Ideal. I don't know anything about the quality though. I got mine from a breeder near me.
     
  6. Eggseronious

    Eggseronious Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lauralou, I would like info on the breeder you are talking about?
     

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