Where did you get your chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by luvinmychickens, Jun 16, 2011.

  1. luvinmychickens

    luvinmychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 15, 2011
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    Where did you get your chicks?

    I got mine from Meyer Hatchery.
     
  2. chickensbythesea

    chickensbythesea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh gosh, mine have been collected from all over.

    Our founding flock came (as two groups about a month apart) from a local farm that sells chicks every year.
    The next addition came from the farm our friend buys meat goats from. They were a few weeks old though.
    We've ordered some from McMurray and been pretty pleased.
    We bought a few recently to break a broody at the feed store, but I think they use McMurray as well.
    We also let broodies hatch their own, but that entails little roosters.
     
  3. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    I went local. VERY pleased with the chick quality.
     
  4. homestead tim

    homestead tim Out Of The Brooder

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    I got my Meaties from Meyer Hatchery. Very pleased with delivery and quality of the chicks.
     
  5. Splinty

    Splinty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ordered mine from Chickensforbackyards.com. So far they seem fine. This is our first time raising chickens so we are keeping our fingers crossed.[​IMG]
     
  6. Aemelia

    Aemelia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought my three at Orscheln's they had a huge selection of chicks and the people seemed very knowledgeable about chickens in general and local laws as well. Plus I didn't have to buy six chicks. I was able to buy just three. Which is great since we are only allowed two without a permit within city limits so I got a spare just in case of course they all lived. Darn that Murphy I'm sure if I had bought just two chicks I would have lost one.
     
  7. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    I got my chicks from a local farm store that orders them from several different hatcheries.
     
  8. WVChickenFarmer

    WVChickenFarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    5 came from TSC.
    10 came from local feed store. The guy who owns the store said they came from a local place here in wv.
    2 came from some lady selling them outside of grocery store ( yeah bad me but I felt bad for them) they are doing great have them almost 2 weeks.
     
  9. citybiddies

    citybiddies Out Of The Brooder

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    We got ours from TSC, and they had ordered them from Mt. Pleasant hatchery.
     
  10. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    I started my flock from Other breeders and respected chicken elders, never bought a bird from a Hatchery or a farm store that sell's Hatchery birds, never have never will.
     

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