Order Chicks in the Winter? The Advantages of Ordering Your Chicks Early
Are you dreaming of adding to your flock? Got a colorful egg layer in mind, or how about giving some meat birds a try? Planning and ordering early will help you achieve the flock of your dreams. At Meyer Hatchery you can order chicks all year round, but it is always a good idea to order your chicks early, and here is why.
- Ordering early will first give you the best selection of breeds. Some breeds are very popular and can sell out quickly. Placing your order early will help you grow your desired flock and getting them exactly when you want them. Check out our availability link now viewable by hatch week.
- You can order chicks for delivery all year round, but by getting your chicks started early you can have your egg layers ready for laying by Springtime. Imagine all the wonderful eggs in your egg basket in the Spring.
- Placing your order for your chicks early also gives you time to plan for your new flock. Whether you are adding to your flock or new to owning chickens ordering early gives you a schedule. You will have ample time to set up your brooder and get your coop ready for the new additions. You have already picked out your chicks, and desired hatch date, one task off your list!
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As always you can visit Meyer Hatchery at any time to view a complete list of breeds available, hatch dates, and more. Lastly, you can sign up for the new 2021 Meyer Hatchery hitting mailboxes now.
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My name is john Shorey , I ordered 25 chickens in January and recieved them the first couple of days in Febuary.
I contacted you a few weeks ago telling that 5 were rousters, They are not more mature and I have a pic that shows this
I was told they will be treplaced with hens. I have to pay shipping , I would like to pay for one extra hen for one that died, I am not sure I am seeing way to send the pics. you have my address on file . ,y number is 520-281-4348, if you do not reach me call my wife Shawnette, her number is 520-275-2669.
Hi John. At this age, your chicks are still likely too young to determine gender by adult feathering. When they are between 14-22 weeks old, please reach out to us by email to info at meyerhatchery dot com and our outstanding Customer Care team can help you with any sexing error issue on your recent order.