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When to order pullets? First time

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Baker Farm, Feb 10, 2013.

  1. Baker Farm

    Baker Farm Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey, this year will be my first year raising chickens. I'd like to start out with some ready to lay pullets so we can get eggs almost right away.
    I live an hour southwest of Ottawa , Ontario. Does anyone have recommendations on when I should be ordering my birds? Spring is coming fast so I'm worried I'm behind already.

    Thanks
     
  2. Johnn

    Johnn Overrun With Chickens

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    I would order them now if i was you so they will lay through summer if they dont start earlier :) What breed you planning on getting?
     
  3. skyblu

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    yes, go for it now! it's the perfect time. In fact I have 4 more on order myself that I'm collecting in a week :) let us know what you get
     
  4. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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  5. Baker Farm

    Baker Farm Out Of The Brooder

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    Hoping on rhode island reds. I had a local breeder lined up but since last fall he seems to have dropped off the map.
     

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