What hatcheries will ship 5 chicks

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by Stedman, Aug 8, 2016.

  1. Stedman

    Stedman In the Brooder

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    I am going to get five chicks this spring but I only want 5 and a very specific 5. Who can I order from besides my pet chicken? Thanks
     

  2. BabyandCotton

    BabyandCotton Songster

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    Cackle with their small town special
    -Liv
     
  3. My pet chicken is the only hatchery I've seen that will ship such a small number of birds. I have ordered from them 3 times and am very happy with them. Do you not like this hatchery or do you just want more choices?
     
  4. Stedman

    Stedman In the Brooder

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    Yes just wanted to see all my options
     
  5. That's understandable. BabyandCotton said in a above post that cackle hatchery has a small town special. So you could look into them as well.
     
  6. Stedman

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    Thanks for the cackle suggestion but they unfortunately don't have my full selection.
     
  7. What breeds are you looking for? I've had to place oders 4-6 months in advance to get all the chicks I want at once. Getting different breeds at the same time can be a pain sometimes.
     

  8. Stedman

    Stedman In the Brooder

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    One of each
    Black australorp
    Buff Orpington
    Barred Plymouth Rock
    Red star
    Golden laced Wyandotte
     
  9. kajira

    kajira Crowing

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    Why not get 2 of each - that way in case one dies, you still have 1. You may be able to find more hatcheries with your selection if you get 2 of each. - There's a good chance you'd lose a couple anyways before they start laying...
     
  10. Stedman

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    Max room comfortably is 6 in my coop
     

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