You can get baby chicks at your nearby feed store or through your neighborhood poultry association. In any case, they can be ordered online through a supplier or a chick hatchery. Other than baby chicks that develop into chickens, the following hatchery centers likewise offer ducks, guinea keets, geese, turkeys and more. Focus on minimum orders which apply to chickens only (several other breeds such as geese and ducks vary so check the website for information on them).
Cackle Hatchery is situated in Missouri and offers in excess of 185 assortments of poultry, including egg layers, meat birds, bantams, turkeys, ducks, geese, game fowl, rare breeds, Standard Old English, guineas, peafowl, and that’s just the beginning. Their standard minimum is 15-25 birds, however, they offer unique “city/town” combinations of 5 or 10 birds at a more expensive rate as shipping fewer birds costs more.
Freedom Ranger Hatchery
Freedom Ranger Hatchery is a small hatchery facility in the core of Pennsylvania Dutch County that offers slow-growing broiler chickens to little farms and organic, free-range and pastured poultry operations. Their chicken breed, Freedom Ranger, is gotten from a genetic stock from France and harkens back to European and American legacy breeds. In spite of the fact that their broilers grow slower than the typical Cornish crosses utilized in factory farm operations, they are increasingly suited to free-ranging, pasturing and other alternative and organic growing techniques.
Ideal Poultry is situated in Texas. Their minimum order is 25 chicks. They offer meat birds, turkeys, chukar, pheasants, guineas, geese, ducks, standard laying poultry and bantams.
J.M. Hatchery is a small, family-owned hatchery situated in Pennsylvania who offer White Bantam Silkies, Khaki Campbell Ducklings, White Muscovy Ducks, and French Guinea Fowl keets. 25 chicks is their minimum order.
Meyer Hatchery, situated in Ohio, offers a wide assortment of poultry as well as BEST BACKYARD CHICKEN COOP, books, supplies, pullets, hatching eggs and other gear for raising poultry. They offer a low minimum order of only 3 chicks!
Murray McMurray Hatchery
Murray McMurray has a wide choice of numerous kinds of poultry, supplies, and hardware. Like Meyer, they are one of the biggest US hatcheries. They are situated in Iowa.
My Pet Chicken
My Pet Chicken specializes in small orders for the homesteader, suburban or urban farmer. You can mix breeds and can order as little as 3 chicks. They even sell chicken saddles and diapers. They also sell electric net fencing, chicken supplies like coop (including the Eglu), and so much more.
Privett Hatchery is situated in New Mexico and they offer a wide variety of chicks as well as turkey p
Stromberg’s Chicks and Game Birds Unlimited
Stromberg’s highlights not just chicks, but also wild bird houses, brooders, adult birds, pigeons, doves, and the one of a kind Starplate Building System to assemble coops and other little structures. Stromberg’s also has a large selection of equipment, supplies and books.
Situated in Iowa, Welp Hatchery sells chukar partridges, guineas, pheasants, goslings, ducks, turkeys, bantams, rare breeds and meat birds. They also sell equipment and supplies. Their minimum order is 25 chicks and 5 per sex/breed.