To late

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by JULIE L CORWIN, May 25, 2017.

  1. JULIE L CORWIN

    JULIE L CORWIN Out Of The Brooder

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    How late is to late to get baby chicks in the year? Latest date the hatchery sells them is July 24. If I get them then. They would be in the brooder for 6 weeks
     
  2. RUNuts

    RUNuts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just received mine. Expecting eggs in time for Thanksgiving.
     
  3. NDgoatgirlNV

    NDgoatgirlNV Chillin' With My Peeps

    I know Cackle Hatchery and Hoover's Hatchery have later shipping dates. I only know this because I just received a shipment of chicks 2 weeks ago and I am going to be ordering more this week to be delivered next week.
     
  4. rosemarythyme

    rosemarythyme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Really depends on where you are and where you plan on buying them from. My local feed store does both spring chicks and a batch of fall chicks during September.
     
  5. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    There is no wrong time as long as you are equipped to provide heat/shelter appropriate for the weather. Many folks prefer brooding in cooler fall/winter.
     

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