2 days & still no chickds from Ideal

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ARchick, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. cochinbantam-lover

    cochinbantam-lover Songster

    May 1, 2009
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    Oh I'm so happy your babies arrived safely and wow they are generous, 6 pp that's nice, I got 1 !! [​IMG]

    You know PeepsNLadybugs wants your babies to stay healthy for you, we don't want you to have any leg problems, I lost a baby cuz of that awful spraddle leg. But I think my littleone came to me that way! Have fun and enjoy every minute with your chickies, they are FUN! [​IMG]
     
  2. ARchick

    ARchick In the Brooder

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    Quote:There is 1 Buff Orpington Roo, 1 Barred Rock, 1 Silver Laced Wyandotte, 1 Gold Sex Link & 2 Ameracauna's (all pullets) in addition to the straight run of millies.
     
  3. lceh

    lceh Songster

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    I just ordered chicks from Ideal and they arrived less than 24 hours after they hatched. I was hesitant at first to order from a hatchery so far away, but now I think the distance may have worked in my favor because they came on a plane, not a truck.

    I thought my Mille Fleur D'uccles looked like little owls, especially when viewed from behind...funny little things!
     
  4. BirdBrain

    BirdBrain Prefers Frozen Tail Feathers

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    If you line the bottom of that tub with paper towels it will help their footing and prevent spraddle leg.
     
  5. ARchick

    ARchick In the Brooder

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    I took the paper out & they are just on the pine shavings now. They seem to be doing fine on it. There sure is a lot of pecking going on between all of them right now. More than the last group I raised ever did. I might have to re-home these extra roos quicker than I planned.
     

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