Top Hat Chickens

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by RAWR, May 26, 2009.

  1. RAWR

    RAWR Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2009
    who wants to know?
    Does anyone know of any good TopHat hatcheryz? i would love to own one x] they're so freaking cute! but anyway, if anyone could fill me in, that would be great :] thankz
     
  2. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

    Mar 7, 2009
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    Most hatcheries carry Polish chickens.
    I got mine from Ideal Poultry.
     
  3. Gonzo

    Gonzo Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Southwestern, In
    She's from Indiana... (I'm her mom, she went out to play with the chickens)[​IMG] I'm so glad she's involved with the chickens.
     
  4. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

    We got our Polish from Meyer's and their crests are HUGE, at just 5 weeks old. [​IMG] I'm not, however, totally satisfied with the quality. One of ours has a few feathers on her legs and a few are already starting to developed deformed beaks. Just as well, the hachery messed up our order. [​IMG] (We ordered an EE over the phone but it wasn't included in our order OR our bill. Nothing could really be done.)

    I suppose that's what you get when you take chances with a hatchery, but I can't be very upset with them. They sex their standard Polish chickens and do small order hatches.

    Ideal doesn't sex their Polish, MPC is too expensive (when ordering sexed banties), McMurray's prices are somewhat unbelievable if memory serves, and Cackle also doesn't sex them.
     
  5. coffeelady3

    coffeelady3 Froths Milk for Hard Cash

    Jun 26, 2008
    Tacoma, WA
    Quote:MPC doesn't consider them banties. Sexing for their Polish chicks was exactly the same as regular breed. (A whole whopping .50 extra, if I remember correctly)

    [​IMG]
     
  6. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Coffeelady3 and I went in on a www.mypetchicken.com order together. It included some a-dor-able polish chicks. My 2 blue polish wound up being a black and a splash. The 'fro on the black is coming in like a bad 1980's haircut but it's adorable. Then splash is super cute and her 'fro is coming in like a mohawk.

    Love them!!
     
  7. RAWR

    RAWR Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2009
    who wants to know?
    aww! i want a splash really bad :] they're my favorites
     
  8. The Wolf Queen

    The Wolf Queen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ideal Poultry, they are cheaper have good healthy birds and believe it or not ive never heard a bad thing about them. They really care about you getting the right order and healthy chicks [​IMG]
     
  9. RAWR

    RAWR Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2009
    who wants to know?
    [​IMG] i'll look into them for my polishes lol
     
  10. joedie

    joedie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2009
    SW Indiana
    I got my Polish from TSC. I know there one in Evansville.[​IMG]
     

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