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Reich Hatchery, Marietta, Pennsylvania
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2011, 05:22:22 AM »
1625 River road
Marietta, PA 17547-9504
(this is in the Lancaster, PA Metro area)
telephone 717/426-3411

They don't seem to have a website, carry a limited number of chicken, duck
and turkey breeds, but have very positive reviews online. I do notice that
there is a 15 chick minimum order listed on one of the hatchery index's
that lists them. Okay, I just talked to the nice lady there and they do have
a small catalog they send out, but are pretty much done for this year.
However, they ARE taking names & addresses to send out the 2012 brochures
late winter/early spring, so I suggest you call or write and get yourself
added to their list. And she answered my other question, which was whether
the SB's were a cross and they ARE, but Reich's doesn't know what the cross
is, and apparently are buying hatching eggs from the supplier who does know.
Figures! So my roomie's great plan to hatch out his own SB's is doomed
to failure, all he will get is a bunch of oddballs from a second generation
hybrid mating.

Apparently they have great turkey poults too so maybe we will get some
poults next year for the holiday market, again.

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