11 days until chicks! Any advice?

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  1. chasiekitten12

    chasiekitten12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our family has been doing research for a long 8 months and is now ready to put it to use. We are getting 8 chicks. Barred rocks and Orpingtons. (females) And I was hoping for some last words of wisdom! There will be pictures on this thread too when they are here.

    Thanks in advance!
     
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  2. cityfarmer12

    cityfarmer12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Exciting!!! can't wait to see pictures!!

    I am also getting chicks soon...march 9 to be exact. I haven't had barred rocks yet, they are actually one of the breeds i am getting. i have had orpingtons though. good birds. very calm, friendly, and good layers. I really like mine. I'm super excited, and this is like the 7th time i've gotten chicks lol :)

    If you had any questions in mind, i'd be happy to try to answer them :) Good luck!
     
  3. chasiekitten12

    chasiekitten12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! Turns out we will only get 6 but as they slow down on laying then we will get 2 more :)
     
  4. chasiekitten12

    chasiekitten12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    10 days now! Super excited!
     
  5. QuiltinGramma

    QuiltinGramma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm, hopefully, getting some chicks tomorrow. Can't wait.
     
  6. chasiekitten12

    chasiekitten12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow!
    Exciting!
     
  7. goodb

    goodb Chillin' With My Peeps

    enjoy them while they are little. They grow so fast and before you know it, they are laying.
     
  8. chasiekitten12

    chasiekitten12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know. But I cant wait! I have been waiting for 8 months!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  9. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    What day are you on now?
     
  10. kathleens1979

    kathleens1979 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think I have chicks due about the same time. Couldn't remember when I set the eggs, but I think I have it figured out now. Been too busy lately! Lol
     

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