Babies on their way!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Theda's Mom, Jun 17, 2008.

  1. Theda's Mom

    Theda's Mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My new babies are due to arrive today!!! I've got all the equipment staged in the tack room (which is where I put my brooder because it has a concrete floor, lights, and electricity. All that's left to do is assemble everything and wait for the post office to call.

    It's like waiting for Christmas!!
     
  2. Jubaby

    Jubaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, Christmas indeed! Very exciting time. I practically ran over to the post office as soon as the truck arrived.

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  3. Theda's Mom

    Theda's Mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And I'm getting ready to call my post office!!! Where are they??????
     
  4. spoonie

    spoonie Out Of The Brooder

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    I know the feeling. My chicks should have been here this morning, but they aren't here yet. I'm so anxious. They might come on the afternoon delivery from UPS, but if not, they won't be here until tomorrow morning. What a bummer. How am I supposed to sleep knowing my chicks had to spend a whole day in that dang box?
     
  5. Julie08

    Julie08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you should call the post office anyhow just to make sure that they didn't get misplaced or they didn't know they were suppose to call or something like that. OR they called and left a message at your place of employment even though you took the day off to pick up your chicks!!
     
  6. spoonie

    spoonie Out Of The Brooder

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    I called yesterday to let them know they were coming and this morning to check if they were there. I'll probably call again around 3pm to check if they came in the afternoon shipment. I also live in a very small town, so the Post Office workers know all of us pretty much by name and face.

    But, I'm definitely backing the call and check method. lol
     
  7. Theda's Mom

    Theda's Mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I called the post office too, but no luck. I got worried, went back and read the fine print on the order, and realized they may not arrive until tomorrow. grrrrr. Oh well, at least their new home is ready for them.

    I hope they're all right ..
     
  8. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    CONGRATS!


    What breed are they?
     
  9. Theda's Mom

    Theda's Mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A little of everything!!

    Golden-laced wynadotte
    Red cochin
    Partridge rock
    Australorp
    Silver-spangled Hamburg

    They came first thing this morning and are settling in happily: everyone seems healthy, lively, and HUNGRY!

    The Hamburg is living up to her billing already, she's the energizer bunny bird!! [​IMG] Zoom here, Zoom there!

    I love chicks. There's got to be a law against them being so darned cute!! I could spend the entire day watching them.
     

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