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Where To Buy Chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by madditremaine, Oct 3, 2014.

  1. madditremaine

    madditremaine Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 30, 2014
    Lyles Tennessee
    I am looking for chickens, and week old chicks, and I know its a little out of season, but I'm wanting to get some before my family moves, just so that in the struggle of moving I'm not looking frantically around for chickens. I'm looking for Buff Orpingtons and Barred Rocks. I'm not sure where to look, and I've been on the internet the last two days looking and haven't found anything in the Virginia area. I'm wanting close to Bristol Tn. or Va. and I wouldn't mind driving to Knoxville, but I'm getting tired of looking and not finding anything. Anybody got some?
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  2. appps

    appps Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 29, 2012
    Have you tried Facebook? A lot of areas have their own chicken groups where you can find people local to you who also have chickens. Could be another place to look.
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.

    You may want to try asking on the Virginia thread: Virginia You may find some people nearby with some extra birds.

    And, check out the Buy, Sell, Trade section: Buy ~ Sell ~ Trade

    Good luck in your search!
    Last edited: Oct 3, 2014
  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 8, 2012
    Northern California
    [​IMG] x2 on posting in your state's thread, good luck to you.
  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Yes, it is getting late in the year to find chicks. Definitely stop by your state thread and chat with your chicken neighbors. Maybe someone nearby has some for you. Nice breeds you are thinking about! Orps and Rocks are some friendly fun birds to keep. Great on the laying as well.

    I hope you can find some birds soon!!
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Good luck with finding the birds you're looking for!
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

    Feb 18, 2011
    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! You've gotten some good suggestions above on finding chicks, if you want to ship, Ideal did have at least Buff Orp chicks available straight run the end of October a few days ago, good luck in your search!
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
  9. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

    Apr 23, 2014
    At our lodge
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Wyandottes has given you some good links to check out.

    Those breeds are sure GREAT ones!
  10. mrbigschickens

    mrbigschickens Out Of The Brooder

    Looking for people in Putnam county florida.
    To buy chickens breeds I'm looking for are couchins, polish, orpingtons but am open to other breeds as well.

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