WHAT HATCHERY? ANYONE ORDER FROM WELPS???

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by lichicks, Jan 30, 2009.

  1. lichicks

    lichicks Out Of The Brooder

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    I normaly order from murry, but for 300 chicks they are a little steep in price. Welps is cheaper and they ship now. Did anyone order from them?, Or does anyone have any suggestions for a good hatchery that ships now?
     
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  2. cherig22

    cherig22 Green Fields Farm

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    I have 21 from them only one died. Only problem I had is I paid for a hen and got an extra roo. Plus side is i get to pick the better of the two.

    Very healthy when they got here.

    Great customer service, they called when they did not have one of the breeds I ordered, and let me pick new ones over the phone.

    Cheri
     
  3. Chicken Girl

    Chicken Girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Same here! lol but all the chickens i got are still a live. None of them died exept fpr the meat birds. But thats a way of life for thous birds. And the one extra roo i got was a leghorn and him and my roo cochin got in to a fight and the leghorn died [​IMG] . But i would order from them! Hope that helpes!!!


    Chicken Girl [​IMG]
     
  4. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    I ordered meat birds from Welp...they're great! I got 32 of them and not a single one died. They're 10 weeks old now and processing day is tomorrow.
     
  5. lovemychix

    lovemychix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ordered in October and all chicks have done well. My hamburgs, buttercups, and polish have bent toes. My cochins and goldenlaced are great quality.
     
  6. lichicks

    lichicks Out Of The Brooder

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    The prices seem to be the cheapest I've seen, and they ship now. The lady on the phone told me that they are not purebreds when I had asked. But as long as they come healthy and are beautiful thats all that matters:)
     
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  7. lovemychix

    lovemychix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think that they specialize in egg laying. Like any other hatchery. I'm sure my cooked leg sweeties will lay great eggs. [​IMG] I have my beauties too. [​IMG]
     
  8. greenscape

    greenscape Out Of The Brooder

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    Can you give me contact info for welps? Looking for 70+ red egg layers
     
  9. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't Welp's the one that has all but their meat birds drop shipped from other hatchery's?
     
  10. lovemychix

    lovemychix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yea. I ordered in Iowa and they came from New Mexico.
     

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