Arrival of new chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by paleochick, Mar 7, 2013.

  1. paleochick

    paleochick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got 26 chicks today, 15 EE and 11 random (so far I have identified RIR, black giant and brown leghorn). All were so happy and healthy which is better than previous three orders. I had ordered fron two separate hatcheries and lost over half of the shipment. Most were dead on arrival with more dying afterwards. New shipment was from a third hatchery and what a difference. Healthy, no weakness, no pasty butt, happy chirping.
     
  2. Deerling

    Deerling Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's great news! We got 27 from McMurray a few weeks ago and all were very healthy - still are! Not even a pasty butt.
     
  3. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    The weather has been so cold for shipments. I got 6 chicks from the Big R in our area, while I wait for chicks to hatch this weekend. They said the big R gets theirs from Montana.

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