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When is the Best Time to Buy and Sell Chicks and Breeders

When is the Best Time to Buy and Sell Chicks and Breeders

Chickens
The current ratio of supply and demand for heritage chicken is 1:20 and anyone can buy chicks anytime when it is available but timing is also very important. The rainy season is ongoing and if you buy carelessly, chances are, your chicks will succumb to death which could result in financial loss. When is the best time to buy? Buying chicks from the month of January to June is typically recommended during the dry season. But if your brooder is inside the chicken house and with enough heat and lighting, buying chicks during the wet season is also possible. The wet season typically starts from July until December. Raising and taking care of the chicks during the rainy season is sometimes challenging especially if this is your first time raising chicken. Colds and other respiratory in...