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									              Sources of Poultry and Supplies for Small Flocks - 2007
                                            prepared by
                                     Dr. Nick Zimmermann
                           Animal and Avian Sciences Department
                                    University of Maryland
            A digital version is located at http://ansc.umd.edu/faculty/nzpub.htm

        The commercial sources of poultry, eggs, and chicks listed are from National Poultry
Improvement Plan (NPIP) Pullorum-Typhoid and Avian Influenza Clean Breeder Flocks listed as
commercial hatcheries. The suppliers also meet state and federal sanitation requirements. Always
ask for certificates of health whenever you purchase poultry or eggs. This list is provided to small
flock owners as a partial source and does not represent an endorsement, or recommendation, of the
individuals or firms by the University of Maryland or states and universities providing this list to
you. This list provides names and addresses of sources of equipment and supplies not normally sold
in feed stores.
        REMEMBER, the danger of entry of contagious diseases such as Pullorum-Typhoid and
Avian Influenza into your flock or state is a real threat. You must do your part as a small flock
owner to practice good management and health programs to prevent the spread of diseases into other
small or commercial flocks. It is important that you follow recommendations put out by state
universities, state and federal government agencies and poultry organizations. Well-managed birds
will also be more productive.
       Contact your county Cooperative Extension agent listed under the county listing in your
phone book (or extension.umd.edu/local/index.cfm ) for education materials on small flock health
and management. An excellent source is MEP 300, Raising Your Home Flock, which is available
from your County Agent or on-line at http://pubs.agnr.umd.edu/Publication.cfm?ID=323&cat=L
        The State of Maryland requires that all fowl at fairs, shows, swap meets, etc. to either
originate from an Avian Influenza free flock or be tested free of Avian Influenza within 10 days of
the event. (www.mda.state.md.us; www.ansc.umd.edu/faculty/nzpub.htm) To avoid problems
always purchase hatching eggs and poultry from NPIP certified AI free vendors.
        NPIP status of vendors can be determined by contacting your state NPIP coordinator; else go
to www.aphis.usda.gov/vs/npip/, complete a form and a Directory of Participants will be mailed. In
Maryland, Kimberly Jones is the NPIP coordinator (Phone: 410-543-6610; Fax: 410-543-6676;
email: kimberlyjones36@hotmail.com).
        Many small flock owners wish to have their flocks tested for AI because of Maryland
regulations and the threat of pandemic influenza (www.pandemicflu.gov/plan/pdf/guide.pdf).
Kimberly Jones has a list of Maryland Certified NPIP Poultry Testing Agents. The list can also be
found in a publication titled “Poultry Health Requirements for Admission to Maryland Fairs and
Shows – 2005” (www.ansc.umd.edu/faculty/nzpub.htm) These Agents are volunteers who will take
the required samples, test them and provide the NPIP health certification forms for a fee.
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POULTRY SOURCES                   Clearview Stock Farm & Hatchery
                                  Hoffman Hatchery
Egg Production                    *Ideal Poultry Farms
                                  Reich Poultry Farms
Clearview Stock Farm & Hatchery
                                  *Ridgway Hatcheries
Eagle Nest Poultry
                                  Stromberg's Chicks & Gamebirds
Hoffman Hatchery
Ideal Poultry Farm
                                  Gamebirds, (Pheasants, Quail, Mallards)
Moyer's Chicks, Inc.
Noll’s Poultry Farms              Clearview Stock Farm & Hatchery
Reich Poultry Farms               *Double-R Discount Supply
Ridgway Hatcheries                *Eagle Nest Poultry
Seven Oaks Game Farm & Supply     *Mahantongo Game Farms
Stromberg’s Chicks & Gamebirds    Martz's Game Farms
Uconn Poultry Farm                *Ridgway Hatcheries
Welp, Inc.                        *Seven Oaks Game Farm & Supply
                                  Strickland Quail Farms
Turkey                            Stromberg's Chicks & Gamebirds
Bolton Turkey Farm                Jay Teulenski
Burr Farm, Inc.                   Welp, Inc.
Clearview Stock Farm & Hatchery   *Wolfe’s Gamebird Hatchery
*Double-R Discount Supply
*Eagle Nest Poultry               Capons
Hoffman Hatchery                  Hall Brothers Hatchery
*Ideal Poultry Farm
Reich Poultry Farms               Peafowl
*Ridgway Hatcheries
Stromberg’s Chicks & Gamebirds    *Double-R Discount Supply
Welp, Inc.                        Hoffman Hatchery
                                  Stromberg’s Chicks & Gamebirds
Meat and Broiler
                                  Started Pullets
Clearview Stock Farm & Hatchery
Double-R Discount Supply          Moyers Chicks, Inc.
Eagle Nest Poultry
Hoffman Hatchery                  Waterfowl
Ideal Poultry Farm                Clearview Stock Farm and Hatchery
Moyer's Chicks, Inc.              *Double-R Discount Supply
Nolls Poultry Farm                *Eagle Nest Poultry
Ridgway Hatcheries                Hoffman Hatchery
Welp, Inc.                        *Ideal Poultry Farm
                                  Reich Poultry Farms
Purebreed                         *Ridgway Hatcheries
Clearview Stock Farm & Hatchery   Stromberg’s Chicks & Gamebirds
*Eagle Nest Poultry               Welp, Inc.
Hoffman Hatchery
*Ideal Poultry Farm
Ridgway Hatcheries
*Todd McWilliams
*Stromberg’s Chicks & Gamebirds
Welp, Inc.


*Show quality
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Fertile Eggs                               Poultry Source Contact Information
Clearview Stock Farm and Hatchery
                                           Bolton Turkey Farm
Eagle Nest Poultry
                                           1005 Main St
Carolina Biological Supply Company
                                           Silverdale, PA 18962
Double-R Discount Supply
Hall Brothers Hatchery
Hoffman Hatchery                           Brower Equipment
McMurray Hatchery                          Highway 16 West
Todd McWilliams                            P.O. Box 2000
Seven Oaks Game Farm and Supply            Houghton, IA 52631
Strickland Farms (Quail)                   (319) 469-4141
Stromberg's Chicks & Gamebirds             email: broweriowa@aol.com
Santo Vince Jr.                            website: www.browerequip.com
Wolfe’s Gamebird Hatchery
                                           Burr Farm, Inc.
For Schools: Fertile Eggs & Chick Return   218 N. Bigelow Rd.
Todd McWilliams                            Hampton, CT 06247
                                           (860) 455-9964
                                           Carolina Biological Supply Company
Brower Equipment                           2700 York Road
Cutler's Supply Co.                        Burlington, NC 27215-3398
Double-R Discount Supply                   800-334-5551
FarmTek                                    website: www.carolina.com
First State Veterinary Supply, Inc.
GQF Manufacturing                          Clearview Stock Farm & Hatchery
Kings Supply                               P.O. Box 399
Kuhl Corporation                           Gratz, PA 17030
Seven Oaks Game Farm & Supply              (717) 365-3234
Smith Poultry & Game Bird Supply           email: cvsfhatchery@epix.net
Stromberg’s Chicks & Gamebirds
Zesco, Inc.                                Cutler's Supply, Inc.
                                           1940 Old 51
                                           Applegate, MI 48419
                                           (810) 633-9450; (810) 633-9178 (Fax)
                                           email: sales@cutlersupply.com
                                           website: www.cutlersupply.com

                                           Double-R Discount Supply
                                           3840 Minton Road
                                           West Melbourne, FL 32904
                                           (321) 837-1625
                                           email: info@dblrsupply.com
                                           website: www.dblrsupply.com

                                           Eagle Nest Poultry
                                           Box 504
                                           Oceola, OH 44860
                                           (419) 562-1993

*Show quality
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Poultry Source Contact Information
                                           Kuhl Corporation
                                           39 Kuhl Road
1440 Field of Dreams Way
                                           Flemington, NJ 08822
Dyersville, IA 52040
                                           (908) 782-5696 Fax: 908-782-2751
(800) 327-6835; Fax: (800) 457-8887
                                           email: hyk@kuhlcorp.com
website: www.farmtek.com
                                           website: www.kuhlcorp.com
First State Veterinary Supply, Inc.
P.O. Box 190                               Mahantongo Game Farms
Parsonsburg, MD 21849                      Rt. 1, Box 70
(800) 950-8387; Fax: (410) 742-4687        Dalmatia, PA 17017
email: chickendr@firststatevetsupply.com   (570) 758-6284
website: www.featherfanciers.com
                                           Martz's Game Farms
GQF Manufacturing Company                  RD 1, Box 85
P.O. Box 1552                              Dalmatia, PA 17017
Savannah, GA 31402-1552                    1-800-326-8442
(912) 236-0651; Fax: (912) 234-9978        website: www.martzs.com
email: sales@gqfmfg.com                    McMurray Hatchery
website: www.gqfmfg.com                    P.O. Box 458
                                           191 Closz Dr.
Hall Brothers Hatchery
                                           Webster City, IA 50595
P.O. Box 1026
                                           (800) 456-3280; Fax: (515) 832-2213
Norwich, CT 06360
                                           email: sales@mcmurray.com
(860) 886-2421
                                           website: www.mcmurrayhatchery.com
email: ychallbros@aol.com

Hoffman Hatchery                           Todd McWilliams
P.O. Box 129                               5449 Long Corner Rd.
Gratz, PA 17030                            White Hall, MD 21161
(717) 365-3694                             (410) 692-2416
email: info@hoffmanhatchery.com            email: toddmcwilliams@webtv.net
website: www.hoffmanhatchery.com
                                           Moyers Chicks, Inc.
Ideal Poultry Breeding Farm                266 E. Paletown Rd.
P.O. Box 591                               Quakertown, PA 18951
Cameron, TX 76520-0591                     (215) 536-3155; Fax: (215) 536-8034
(254) 697-6677; Fax: (254) 697-2393        email: moyerschicks@moyerschicks.com
email: help@idealpoultry.com               website: www.moyerschicks.com
website: www.ideal-poultry.com
                                           Noll’s Poultry Farms
Kings Supply                               330 Rt. 897 West
24 Holt Road                               Kleinfeltersville, PA 17039
PO Box 302                                 (717) 949-3560
Manchaug, MA 01526-0302                    email: chixnoll@hotmail.com
(888) 852-5340; Fax (877) 455-4647
website: www.eggcartons.com
                                                                    Page 5 of 6

Poultry Source Contact Information

                                        Stromberg’s Chicks & Gamebirds
Reich Poultry Farms, Inc.
                                        P.O. Box 400
1625 River Rd.
                                        Pine River, MN 56474-0400
Marietta, PA 17547
                                        (218) 587-2222
(717) 426-3411
                                        email: info@strombergschickens.com
                                        website: www.strombergschickens.com
Ridgway Hatcheries
615 N. High St.
                                        Jay Teulenski
La Rue, OH 43332-0306
                                        Clover Valley Farm
(800) 323-3825
                                        302 G. Curtis Corner Rd.
email: ridgwayegg@aol.com
                                        South Kingston, RI 02879
website: www.ridgwayhatchery.com
                                        (860) 423-3108
Santo Vince Jr.
                                        Uconn Poultry Farm
Caprine Farm
                                        John Wheeler
191 Coles Rd.
                                        University of Connecticut, U-4172
Cromwell, CT 06416
                                        Storrs, CT 06269
(860) 344-8828
                                        (860) 486-2039
(860) 635-3189 (home)
                                        Welp, Inc.
Seven Oaks Game Farm & Supplies
                                        P.O. Box 77
7823 Masonboro Sound Rd.
                                        Bancroft, IA 50517-0077
Wilmington, NC 28409-2672
                                        (800) 458-4473
(910) 791-5352; Fax: (910) 452-7807
                                        email: bkollasch@welphatchery.com
email: cmcallister1@ec.rr.com
                                        website: www.welphatchery.com
website: www.poultrystuff.com
                                        Wolfe's Gamebird Farm & Hatchery
Smith Poultry & Game Bird Supply
                                        1398 Hunters Grove Road
14000 W 215th Street
                                        Brooksville, PA 15825
Bucyrus, KS 66013-9519
                                        (814) 849-3430
(913) 879-2587; Fax: (913) 533-2497
website: www.PoultrySupplies.com
                                        Zesco, Inc.
                                        7887 Fuller Road, Suite 116
Strickland Quail Farm
                                        Eden Prairie, MN 55344
P.O. Box 9
                                        (800) 808-3335; Fax: (952) 906-3335
Pooler, GA 31322
                                        email: tom@knasecoinc.com
(912) 748-5769
email: support@stricklandgamebird.com
website: www.stricklandgamebird.com
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                                      Maryland Department of Agriculture
Eberly Poultry, Inc.
                                      Maryland Veterinary Diagnostic
1095 Mt. Airy Road
Stevens, PA 17578
(717) 336-6440; Fax: (717) 336-6905   Frederick County Laboratory (Frederick)
website: www.eberlypoultry.com        Virginia Pierce, D.V.M., Director
                                      (301) 663-9528
EcoFriendly Foods, LLC.               Garrett County Laboratory (Oakland)
3397 Stony Fork Road                  James I. Fearer, D.V.M., Director
Moneta, VA 24121                      (301) 334-2185
(540) 297-9582; Fax (540) 297-9583
Toll-free: (866) 326-3743             Prince George's County Laboratory
email: letsmeat@ecofriendly.com       (College Park)
website: www.ecofriendly.com          Jimmy Huang, D.V.M., Director
                                      (301) 314-1870
                                      Queen Anne's County Laboratory (Centreville)
                                      William P. Higgins, D.V.M., Ph.D., Director
                                      (410) 758-0846
                                      Wicomico County Laboratory (Salisbury)
                                      Maurice Clarke, D.V.M., Director
                                      (410) 543-6610
                                      Delaware Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories
                                      University of Delaware (Newark)
                                      Jack Gelb
                                      (302) 831-2524
                                      Lasher Poultry Laboratory (Georgetown)
                                      Daniel A. Bautista, D.V.M., Director
                                      (302) 856-7303
                                      Delaware Department of Agriculture (Dover)
                                      (302) 739-4811
                                      Pennsylvania Veterinary Diagnostic
                                      New Bolton Center (Kennett Square)
                                      Robert J. Eckroade, D.V.M., Director
                                      (610) 444-5800
                                      Pennsylvania State University (University Park)
                                      John I. Enck, V.M.D., Director
                                      (814) 863-0837
                                      Pennsylvania Veterinary Laboratory
                                      Helen Acland, D.V.M., Director
                                      (717) 787-8808

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