Sussex, Australorps or Plymouth/Barred, available anywhere?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by Portalguy, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. Portalguy

    Portalguy Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 26, 2009
    Ripton, Vermont

    As this is our first time keeping chickens, we got everything ready, and then... no chicks until mid June, sometimes later (this means that they won't start laying until Winter)! Checked the major sites that I found though googling and here, nothing.

    Anybody know of a hatchery selling these breeds, today?

    As a sidebar, I'm wondering if a lot of people are getting into chickens now because of the economics (nobody says Depression at work, even though workers are being culled daily). Economics sure is a major influence on us doing it now, while we still have two dimes to rub together!

  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC Rob.

    I'd find a local feed store. Many of them carry new chicks every week of the summer. (at least they do here in Phoenix)

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