Okay now you all are starting to freak me out. I've never ordered live chicks before so this is all new to me. I have 17 ordered (eight for a friend and nine for me) and they are to ship this week... the 11th. So now I'm sitting here anxious since Oklahoma can't decide if it will be warm or cold, rainy or dry, windy or calm. LOL
Edited to add --- How do I tell which chicks are which? We have ordered a mixture of breeds. Thank you!
It's going to depend on what you ordered and in what quantities. As for me, we had 7 GLW, 6 BO, 2 SS, 1 SF, 1 PR, 1 SLW, 1 SCM, 1 BR, 1 BA and 1 GOLDEN BUFF. The GLW, PR, SLW, SCM, BR, and BA were dark and the rest light. I could tell the SF because she was light like the BO, but was the only one that had feathered legs. The GB was the only red chick. The SS were the only two of a kind. BR was black with a dot on her head. SCM was like the BR, but with a messier light spot on her head. TheSLW was marked like the GLW, but a gray silver instead of black brown gold. BA had a solid black head with yellow markings. And the PR was a maroon red, almost like the GLW, but had a darker beak and not the chipmunk marked face. If you are getting a lot of white or buff yellow chicks, might need to look at skin color, comb shape, feathered legs, puff cheeks, crests, etc.