What do you expect from a breeder you are buying from?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by pennie1, Jun 15, 2010.

  1. pennie1

    pennie1 Redneck Silkie

    Aug 17, 2009
    I was just wondering what you expect when you are ordering chicks from a breeder. Should you expect your questions to be answered?
  2. houndit

    houndit There is no H or F in Orpington!

    Jul 13, 2008
    Braymer Missouri
    If it was a reputable breeder I would definitely expect my question to be answered.
  3. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

    Aug 13, 2007
    North/Central Florida
    Honesty about the history of their birds.
  4. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    what you expect and what you get are sadly often two different things.
    Choose to do business with people who treat you the way you would treat them and don't be afraid to walk away if things start going the other direction.
  5. Megs

    Megs Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 19, 2009
    if you have questions i would make sure they are asked and answered prior to payment, or you many not get them. I bought birds from people when i was starting out, and did not know what questions to ask before purchase, i have gone back after purchase with questions i really wanted answered ( ie origins of the brids i bought) and they would not tell me.

    so if they wont answer your questions prior to purchase, that would be a deal breaker for me.

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