Where are you getting Cornish X's

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by DLCShark, Dec 2, 2014.

  1. DLCShark

    DLCShark Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a few catalogues from a few hatcheries I just want to see where everyone is getting their Cornish crosses from. I want to do a couple of runs in 2015. I'm located in south Mississippi.

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. peteyfoozer

    peteyfoozer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We are in Oregon and have ordered frm McMurray's a lot, always been happy with them. Lose very few chicks and what we do lose, they credit us.
     
  3. CrazyTalk

    CrazyTalk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One thing I'd suggest is actually asking the hatchery what their birds are - are they Ross 500s, or Avigen whatevers, etc. Find out the actual product you're buying, so if you have a particularly good, or bad experience with the birds, you can make sure you get the same thing/a different thing next time.
     
  4. ella&clara

    ella&clara Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ordered from Murray and am happy.
     
  5. I got some from Tractor Supply last Spring. And this fall my local feed store ordered some for me and a friend, we split a run.
    I've never done mail orders.
     
  6. DLCShark

    DLCShark Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didn't see them at my local TSC this past year. From reading around on this forum I've seen a few people say the Cornish X from McMurry aren't as fast some other hatcheries but still pretty quick growers.
     
  7. My local TSC is 75 miles away, so I called them often, to see if and when, they would get the Cornish Cross in.
    When I finally found them in their store, I said "I'll take them all".
    You just have to ask and let them know what you are looking for.
     
  8. DLCShark

    DLCShark Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will do if I don't order online from some place.
     

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