Who is Texas Poultry on BidBird?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by huckleberryfarm, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. huckleberryfarm

    huckleberryfarm Chickenista

    Jan 7, 2010
    Greenwood, SC
    I emailed them and asked if they were a hatchery or did their stock come from a hatchery and got an evasive answer. I'm sure they are but just wanted to confirm. Has anyone bought from them? What quality birds did you get? Thanks!
  2. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    They are the middleman or hatchery. Breeders should not be evasive about the information you are asking. If they don't answer your questions, go to the next breeder.
    Last edited: Oct 26, 2011
  3. mrheinz77

    mrheinz77 New Beginnings Poultry

    May 22, 2011
    SE Wisconsin
    I e-mailed them asking the origin of one of their flocks. They responded they get their chicks from which ever hatchery has them available for your chosen ship date.
  4. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    I thought they were a drop shipper, so the last post here makes sense. I'm not sure if they raise any birds on their property.
  5. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
    Hahira, GA
    most likly not... drop shipping seems to be the norm any more...seems like if you dig enough you'll find out most all " hatcheries" are just drop shippers any more from Ideal, Mc Murray or Stromberg. Just go to them and be done with it if you want hatchery birds.

    Even they are doing it too though now, McMurray and Stromberg dont have all those wild turkeys, peafowl, waterfowl, pheasants and exotics, they are all drop shipped. Shoot even saw a dad gum Kukaburrow on Strombergs I think it was, and Purple marsh hens??? Why bother, be a chicken duck hatchery and leave all these specialty birds to people who know how to care for them???

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