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which hatchery has the highest quality birds?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by TK Poultry, Dec 20, 2009.

  1. TK Poultry

    TK Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Greencastle, Indiana
    im thinking about ordering chicks soon but i want to know which has better quality of the following breeds

    Delawares
    Dominiques
    Bantam Faverolles
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I have two beautiful Delawares that I got from a grower and I believe that they came from Ideal.
     
  3. cochin123

    cochin123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:do you have pics ?? [​IMG]
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    And they both lay nice big DARK brown eggs. I have a couple in the bator now that were bred by my GC Maran roo. Should be an interesting designer chick.
     
  5. that_crazy_lady

    that_crazy_lady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my Dels came from Ideal they are still young, I have 2 roos and 2 pullets
    I'm going to get better stock from a breeder as soon as I can. I don't know about the other breeds.

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  6. TK Poultry

    TK Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Greencastle, Indiana
    thanks i just need a jumping off point and when i first got my ducks (that are breeders) i had hatchery stock, i no longer have them, but that is how i started. so that is why i wanted to see which hatchery has better quality birds

    thanks
     
  7. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    IMO Sandhill [​IMG]
     
  8. OSUman

    OSUman GO BUCKS

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    I would think that Superior Farms would have the best quality of all for hatcheries because the breed to the standard and they actually show the birds they have.
     
  9. RAREROO

    RAREROO Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I say you should get them breeders, especially the Dominiques, there is a breeder on here bobsbiddies that has great Dominiques, he hatches year round, sexes, and ships chicks and he has great prices. Here is a roo I bought from him as a chick ( the leader spike on his comb has been dubbed)
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    I have also been interersted in Bantam Faverolles and I have found breeders that have both Salmon and Blue Salmon, so if you are intereted in eggs from them, you can email or PM me and I'll get you a list of people who has them.
     
  10. TK Poultry

    TK Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Greencastle, Indiana
    RAREROO are still going to have speckled sussex eggs this spring?
     

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