Where to buy baby chicks in Minnesota!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by cluckylisa, Apr 20, 2009.

  1. cluckylisa

    cluckylisa Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone know of places in Minnesota (co-ops, farm stores, anywhere) that has baby chicks on hand currently? We got some a week ago through combining an order with a friend and now my DH really wants more, preferably Buff Orps and female. I'm in central MN borth of St. Cloud.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Catalina

    Catalina Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2007
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    Do you have a Runnings Farm store near by?

    They all have chicks right now! I just stopped at mine and saw all the cute chickies. They had buff orps and they only order female chicks (unless someone special orders a rooster).
     
  3. Slywoody

    Slywoody Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got my Buff Orps @ L&M Fleet in Detroit Lakes.
     
  4. Slywoody

    Slywoody Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Also, you could inquire @ any number of feed stores in your area.
     
  5. cluckylisa

    cluckylisa Out Of The Brooder

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    I have asked around in my area and you can only place an order to a hatchery for standard 25-min chick orders. Instead of calling every feed store in MN I'm hoping someone knows of a place with chicks. You should see some of the looks I've received walking into the 3 feed stores in town asking if they carry chicks. You would think I was asking these guys what brands of bras they carry.

    "Hello? Anyone in there? Yes, little tiny fuzzy chicks, you know, the kind that grow up and lay eggs? This is a feed and farm store, right? Anyone? Are you OK?"

    [​IMG]

    Apparently my area is not known for a great selection of poultry.
     
  6. Slywoody

    Slywoody Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there a chance that somehow you could get hooked up with someone ordering the 25 min. and add yours onto it??
     
  7. meadowsong

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    I would guess (95% sure) that Runnings and TSC should have chicks. They have them advertised in their ads also. We got ours from two different Runnings stores. We are in SW MN.
     
  8. cluckylisa

    cluckylisa Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Thanks, we don't have "Runnings" stores up here, but I'll check the TSC in Elk River, that's the closest.

    Seriously, Central MN is like the biggest void in chicks.
     
  9. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    TSC in Moorhead has chicks, (so hard not to stop this weekend!!!) so the TSC near you would have them too.
     
  10. joanc

    joanc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You might try Brau's. I know they supply a few different feed stores in my area (east/central mn-TSC and Houle;s in Forest Lake):

    BRAU'S HATCHERY
    Address: 10701 County Rd 2 SE, Brainerd Lakes MN
    Phone: 218/764-2876


    Otherwise there's Stromberg's in Pine River:

    Call 800-720-1134 or e-mail [email protected]

    Good luck finding peeps! [​IMG]
     

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