Where to buy laying hens close

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Lors97, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. Lors97

    Lors97 In the Brooder

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    Just getting the coop all ready and oh so new to this. Now where to buy laying hens close to me here in Coshocton, OH. ?
     
  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Crowing

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    You can try your local Craigslist, or look at the BYC auction section. Also, I would recommend looking in the section under "Where am I? Where are you?" and see if there is an OH thread already started (probably is). Introduce yourself on that sub-forum and put out the word that you are looking for hens and you may find someone close to you who is willing to part with some.
     
  3. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Hello!

    What breeds are you interested in? I use a hatchery called the Meyer Hatchery in Polk Ohio, but I only buy chicks there, because they trim the beaks of laying hens and I don't like that.

    I would also check Craigslist, and Bestfarmbuys.com is a good website where you can put in your zip code and find poultry for sale within a certain radius (like 50 miles).

    I live in Strasburg Ohio, which is in the Boliver/Dover, New Philadelphia area.....

    Welcome and nice to meet a fellow Ohioan!
     
    Last edited: Aug 1, 2011
  4. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana! Yep, CL's is your best bet or trying your Market Bulletin!!
     
  5. alabamayardbird

    alabamayardbird Chirping

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    good luck and [​IMG] from alabamayardbird
     
  6. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  7. wava1vaughn

    wava1vaughn Songster

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    Hi from Ga.

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    WELCOME ABOARD.
     
  8. WELCOME, From Washington State, sorry we are so far apart! Glad you joined!
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  10. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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