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Where to get purebred bantams?

Discussion in 'Chicks 1 Day to 8 Weeks Old' started by belindaschicks, Oct 19, 2018.

  1. belindaschicks

    belindaschicks Songster

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    Getting new chicks in spring don't know breed yet open to suggestions. Would like another Dom Banty though. Have 1 EE bantam thus the reason for getting bantams. She had 2 other bantam friends who are now gone and the standards torture her. It's been 1 1/2 years no change. So building a small bantam coop for her and a few new friends. Hoping this works:he Would like to get some beauties for this little coop.
     
  2. HuffleClaw

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    Meyer Hatchery and Cackle Hatchery are great places to find bantams
     
  3. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    Just know that she may never accept the new Bantam Chicks in the spring. Fights could be your problem again.
     
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    belindaschicks Songster

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    Not worried about her accepting chicks. She is a broody thing. More worried about how things will go after the 2 month mark when she sees them nolonger as her chicks and as members of her flock. She seems almost scared of other chickens. In her 2 years of life she's only had 4 months of positive flock interaction.
     
  5. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    Shouldn't be an issue really.
     
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  6. ChickenLeg

    ChickenLeg Crowing

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    I second this post cackle has always been great to me. Ive heard good things about Meyer as well
     
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  7. rlhagan56

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    I've always ordered from Cackle Hatchery, nice quality birds, excellent customer service, you can't go wrong with them.
     
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  8. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Crowing

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    I buy mine through Ideal usually, though Cackle has great birds as well.
     
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    snoozing chick Songster

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    Our flock of bantams from Cackle have been fantastic.
     
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  10. MROO

    MROO Free Ranging

    Hi There! Did you ever find your banties? I have a beautiful pair of Porcelain D'Uccles that need a new home. If you still want bantams (you said Spring?,) they're available as a pair. They're small, friendly and both took ribbons at our County Fair. Featherfoot, the pullet, is laying perfect, creamy little eggs ... and the cockerel, Fella, knows his name and walks on a leash!
     

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