Suggestions for chicks for Long Island, NY

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by mom3, Feb 1, 2008.

  1. mom3

    mom3 In the Brooder

    May 27, 2007
    After what happened to us last year (6 chicks that ended up to be all roosters), I want to get chicks that are definitely little girls. [​IMG]
    We gave all 6 roosters back to the farmer, by the way.
    Suggestions? Mail order? Where? How about just ordering from Agway, which is our local animal/farm/seed supply store. Agway orders them from somewhere else, I think.

    I have no problem doing mail order, I just don't want them stressed on a long ride from TX to NY (Long Island).
    Do I want them treated with antibodics?

    Sorry for all the questions. I am wary as I don't want my kids upset after what happened with our chicks last year after raising them for weeks. My 7yr old still misses his. [​IMG]
  2. PDJTP2006

    PDJTP2006 In the Brooder

    Feb 26, 2007
    There is a small Hatchery in Pennsylvania called Moyers Chicks you have to order 20 chicks but thats pretty close to New York........... they have 2 types of chickens and you can order all hens and for a good price.

    Or just ask your local feed store about chicks and if they dont have any just figure out where another one is its coming spring time so the feedstores should be getting some soon!!!!!
  3. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress

    Sep 6, 2007
    spring hill, florida
    I think Meyer Hatchery is in New Jersey. I got nice chicks from them last year.
  4. NJfarmer

    NJfarmer Songster

    Jul 28, 2007
    New Jersey and Maine is in North Jersey
    Last edited: Feb 2, 2008

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