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400 chicks sold in 3 hrs. UPDATE post 10: Paper interested in story!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by JennsPeeps, Mar 4, 2009.

  1. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    I live in the city. The nearest feed store is in what used to be nothing but farmland but is now the "historic downtown" of a neighboring city.

    I called the feedstore around 10a and asked if they had chicks.

    Yes.

    DBF met the DBF of another BYC-ers, coffeelady3, at said feed store at 4:30.

    Of the 400 chick shipment, just 5 BOs and a few turkeys remainded.

    Next week we're going to be banging on the door to be let in when the store opens!!
     
    Last edited: Mar 5, 2009
  2. addiedunn

    addiedunn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wow.
     
  3. Daycare Mom

    Daycare Mom Chickens, Cuddly and Delicious

    Apr 9, 2008
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    Thats crazy!
     
  4. Zahboo

    Zahboo Simply Stated

    Feb 3, 2009
    Hope Mills, NC
    It's a bird
    NO
    It's a plane
    NO
    It's... It's
    (sniffs the air looks at plants)
    SPRING

    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
  5. coffeelady3

    coffeelady3 Froths Milk for Hard Cash

    Jun 26, 2008
    Tacoma, WA
    I don't know whether I should [​IMG] or [​IMG] !!!!
     
  6. conradpdx

    conradpdx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When I went to the local feed store (an urban one) a week and half ago for my chicks I got my pick of about 100 layers when I got there. I was there at about 4 pm a hour before they closed, and I was told they've just gotten there an hour or two before I got there.

    The next day I went in to get some of the Aqua- blue (or what ever it's called) because one of the chicks was pecking and all the layers were gone. I want to say it was 10:30 am when I came back.

    Glad I got mine when I did.
     
  7. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Ours always sell out within the day they arrive. They usually have 5 deliveries a week in the spring.
     
  8. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I have pics of my chickens on my screensavers at work. Sometimes patients have to wait in the operatory for me and they see the chickens... It amazes me how many have chickens in the city... and more are getting them and I'm sending all of them to BYC!
     
  9. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 18, 2007
    Virginia
    My local feedstore sold over 300 point of lay pullets in 3 days. The owner told me in all her years she had never seen anything like it.
     
  10. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    UPDATE!!

    I thought so much about this & decided to contact the local newspaper about the popularity of chickens.

    Yours truly is going to be interviewed AND photographed on 4/20 about her backyard flock. [​IMG]

    Good thing I've already started my diet! [​IMG]
     
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