Pullets Available in August

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The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service in Alexander County is offering Hy Line Brown pullets (red chickens, brown eggs) for sale. These are high quality chickens that have been sold in past years. They are vaccinated for the following diseases: Newcastle, Bronchitis, Fowl pox, Bovine, A.E., L.T. and Marek’s disease. These pullets will be 18 weeks old and begin to lay shortly after their delivery.

The source for the pullets is Snider Poultry Company, Staley NC. The pick-up point will be West Rowan Farm, Home, and Garden formerly Steele Feed and Seed, Mt. Ulla, NC. The price is $6.75 including delivery to this location. There are also a limited number of roosters available at the same price.

The Alexander County Cooperative Extension will take orders for pullets and roosters and pass them along to the supplier. To order pullets or roosters, please call the Alexander Center at 632-4451 before Friday, August 22, 2014. Numbers are limited so please call in as soon as possible. The delivery date is Wednesday, August 27th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Those purchasing pullets must supply their own crates.