Feed & Supplies

Sources Near Chicago

May carry some or all of common items needed by poultry keepers; call first to make sure they have what you need!

Belmont Feed & Seed
3036 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60618
773-588-1144
Chicken feeds in organic and non-organic including chicken starter, and grower along with layer in pellet form, mini pellet, mash, and crumble. They have scratch, cracked corn, and other regular feeds and treats as well. They also carry oyster shells, grits, minerals, supplements, heat lamps, bales of straw, feeders and watering founts. Seasonally, they sell most breeds of live baby 
chicks along with ducks, geese, turkeys, and quail.
www.belmontfeedandseed.com
Backyard Chicken Supplies
Order Baby Chicks


Christy Webber Farm & Garden Center
2200 W Grand Ave. Chicago, IL 60612
312.829.8200
http://www.christywebberfarmandgarden.com/
Organic chicken feed, coops, and feeding supplies.

The Butcher and Larder
1026 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL 60642

773-687-8280
http://thebutcherandlarder.com
Hours: Mon 10am-7pm, Tue Closed, Wed-Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 10am-4pm


Animal Feeds & Needs
401 W. Golf Rd. Arlington Heights, IL 60005
847-437-4738

Cedar Valley Sustainable Farm
1985 North 3609th Road, Ottawa, IL 61350

815-431-9544

cdrvalleyfarm@gmail.com, www.cedarvalleysustainable.com
Delivery Schedule:
http://www.cedarvalleysustainable.com/deliveryschedule.html

The Feed Store

5408 South Harlem Avenue, Summit Argo, IL 60501

708-458-1327

http://mythefeedstore.com/
Chicks, fancy chickens, and feed, including organic layer mash (rather than crumbles.) They have 50 pound bags and also let you scoop your own if you don't want that much.

Hours: Mon-Tue, Thu-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-2pm


Green Home Experts

811 South Boulevard, Oak Park, IL 60302

708-660-1443

Carry organic, soy-free chick starter, layer feed, and oyster grit. Also: double wall founts, heat lamps, lights, pine shavings.
Store Hours: Mon-Thu 10am-7pm, Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 9am-2pm


Scratch ‘n Sniff

Marion, Oak Park, IL 60301

708-725-3043

toys@ameritech.net, www.scratchnsniff.biz
Store Hours: Mon Closed, Tue-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 12pm-4pm


Breslin Farms

John & Molly Breslin

1700 Champlain Street, Ottawa, IL 61350
breslinfarms@gmail.com
Contact for farm address


Ted’s Organic Grains (Kaneville)

Larry Gorenz

2S164 Merrill Rd, Kaneville, IL 60144

630-557-2461
tgweydert@hotmail.com
http://site.mawebcenters.com/tedsorganicgrains_2/index.html

Country Life Natural Foods

641 52nd Street, Pullman, MI 49450

800-456-7694

www.cnlf.org
Delivery Schedule:
http://www.clnf.org/Templates/deliveryschedule.html
Terms & Conditions:
http://www.clnf.org/static.asp?htmltemplate=terms.html

Azure Standard Route

79709 Dufur Valley Road, Dufur, OR 97021

541-467-2230
www.azurestandard.com
Ordering Information:
http://www.azurestandard.com/web-tips
Schedule of Deliveries:
http://www.azurestandard.com/drops/schedule

Staffoflifefarms.com

Greg & Ginger Rosenquist

26745 E 2900 N Rd, Dwight, IL 60420

815-584-9611, 815-474-0795

greg.ginger@gmail.com

www.cavenyfarm.com
John & Connie Caveny
1999 N 935 East Road, Monticello, IL 61856

217-762-7767
caveny1@prairienet.net
Pickup Locations:
http://www.cavenyfarm.com/pickup.php


Mickklugfarm.com

5795 Scottdale Rd, St. Joseph, MI 49085

269-208-9334
mdklug@comcast.net
Markets:
http://mickklugfarm.com/index.php/markets

C&D Farms

574-772-5334, 773-401-9759
cdfamilyfarms.com, crystal@cdfamilyfarms.com
Pick Up Locations:
http://cdfamilyfarms.com/purchase/#pickup

Ted’s Feed Store

17950 Burnham Avenue, Lansing, IL 60438

708-474-3000
www.tedsfeedstore.com
Store Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-8pm, Sat 8am-6pm, Sun Closed


Bob’s Salt and Feed

126 Wood Street, West Chicago, IL 60185

630-231-4040

scott@bobssaltandfeed.com, www.bobssaltandfeed.com
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 9am-4pm, Sun Closed


Chicago Pet Direct - SADLY, THIS BUSINESS (WAS ALSO BACKYARD CHICKEN RUN) IS CLOSED.
Home Delivery service for organic layer feed, straw, scratch, grit, dog/cat food, and more.

www.backyardchickenrun.com 
Delivery Information: http://backyardchickenrun.com/delivery-information-milwaukee-chicago-pet-food-direct-to-home-delivery

www.localharvest.org

University of Illinois Marketmaker

Gina Backes & Darlene Knipe

309-757-9077

www.marketmaker.uiuc.edu
Store Hours: Mon Closed, Tue-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 11am-3pm

Nature's Hatchery - http://www.natureshatchery.com. Located in Naperville, IL and will allow local pick up on hatch day. They will also ship you a minimum of three birds - though it charges a premium per bird on small orders. They sell many heritage breeds, from March through September.

Murray McMurray Hatchery (IA)

Meyer Hatchery (OH) - http://www.meyerhatchery.com/

Freedom Organix
, Harvard IL - 847-910-1160, Sell fertile eggs for hatching in the spring. Will ship USPS. Variety of chicken breeds.

Abendroth Hatchery (WI) - Sell variety of chicks via mail. Also sell adult ready-to-lay hens.

Capital Dog Food Products, 17500 Cicero Ave, Country Club Hills, IL 60478. 708-794-4643. Cracked corn in bulk, other supplies for wild and caged birds. http://storefront.dexonline.com/capital-dog-food-prdts

Frank Organic Feed and Supplies
, 121 W Candise St, Jefferson, WI 53549-1101. 920-674-5730.  Will ship feed.

Martin Minerals
, PO Box 605, Lena, IL 61048. Doug Martin 800-869-7395, 815-369-2333 (warehouse), 815-369-4284 (home). Supplies AOLC and many CRAFT farmers with feed.

Harvard Egg, Feed, and Produce
17205 McGuire Rd, Harvard IL 60033 815-943-4837. Carry certified organic feed from Cashton Feed. Also carries all-natural feed with no animal additives, chick starter, oyster shell, granite. Also sells a variety of chick breeds in spring/summer.

Farm and Fleet, Woodstock IL - Carries feed and supplies for chickens, including heated waterers, feeders, etc. Also carries medications and electrolytes for poultry.  In spring carries a selection of chicks so that you can buy only 1 or 2.

Tractor Supply Co., Harvard IL - Opened February 2009 - Carries feed and supplies for chickens. In spring carries a selection of chicks so you can buy only 1 or 2.

Water for Chickens

ATTRA article about equipment for chickens -- extensive sections on Waterers, Feeders, Fences, Nest boxes, and related topics.

Build your own automatic chicken waterer: http://farmfolly.com/2010/09/building-an-automatic-chicken-waterer/

Chickens & Nutrition

About Apple Cider Vinegar
http://poultrykeeper.com/common-articles-to-all-poultry/general/apple-cider-vinegar.html
http://keeping-chickens.me.uk/what-to-keep-in-stock/apple-cider-vinegar
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