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Where can I order 4 Chicks?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by mrbstephens, Jan 25, 2010.

  1. mrbstephens

    mrbstephens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Which hatcheries will allow an order of just 4 chicks? Thanks.
     
  2. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

    Jun 11, 2009
    Ct.
    [​IMG] try mypetchicken.com
     
  3. mrbstephens

    mrbstephens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Their policy has changed. They will only ship a min of 3 if you live near a major city. If not, the min is now 8. [​IMG]
     
  4. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    You could post on your local Craigslist and see if there is someone who wants to split an order with you? Or just order more chicks and then advertise them for sale on Craigslist or by putting a sign up at your feed store.
     
  5. mrbstephens

    mrbstephens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Well, actually my feed store gets chicks in from Mt. Healthy. I thought maybe I'd order them direct from the hatchery this time because one of my chicks last year had cocci which may or may not have come from the feed store. Well, anyway I still have lots of Sulmet just in case. [​IMG]
     
  6. Jim from Cincinnati

    Jim from Cincinnati Out Of The Brooder

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    You can order as few as 3 from Meyers Hatchery located in Polk, ohio.
     
  7. FortWorthChicks

    FortWorthChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 21, 2009
    Fort Worth
    check at your feed store maybe they have the breed you want [​IMG]
     
  8. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Well, actually my feed store gets chicks in from Mt. Healthy. I thought maybe I'd order them direct from the hatchery this time because one of my chicks last year had cocci which may or may not have come from the feed store. Well, anyway I still have lots of Sulmet just in case. [​IMG]

    What I meant was that you could order a larger order direct from the hatchery and then sell the ones you don't need via Craigslist or your local feed store. I did this and it worked out well. I ordered the MPC 25 pullet special last fall and sold the ones I didn't need to local people.
     
  9. Quailbuddy

    Quailbuddy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welpshatchery I think there min. is three no matter where you live but they recommend more . . . . check there [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  10. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Me! come and get them!!! LOL...
     

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