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Buff Orp chicks for 1.25....good deal?????

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by suenrob, Jan 27, 2008.

  1. suenrob

    suenrob Songster

    Jan 22, 2008
    Ft. Myers, FL
    Just saw a local ad for 40 buff orp chicks 2-3 days old for 1.25 each. Thought it was a pretty good deal. What do you think???????
     
  2. mdbucks

    mdbucks Cooped Up

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    I say go get some buff orps [​IMG]
     
  3. therealsilkiechick

    therealsilkiechick ShowGirl Queen

    Jul 18, 2007
    Northwestern, pa
    yes it is. where i'm from it's min $2.50 ea and higher as they get older.
    silkie
     
  4. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Crowing Premium Member

    I say buy all the little pullets they have in stock! [​IMG]
     
  5. KrisRose

    KrisRose Songster

    Mar 9, 2007
    Davison, MI.
    Good deal. Run- don't walk. [​IMG]
     
  6. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Songster

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    you better run, I'm paying 4.50 a chick to make sure they are all females.
     
  7. suenrob

    suenrob Songster

    Jan 22, 2008
    Ft. Myers, FL
    Thanks!!!! I replied to the ad right away, just waiting for a phone call. Hope they aren't already gone!!!!! [​IMG]

    Ps. what is the mortality rate of chicks that young? I've never bought any that young.
     
  8. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Sounds like a good deal if they are healthy and not mutts. Mortality of non shipped chicks is about oh, 2% if they make it out of the shell. Mortality on birds from the feed store is a bit higher. I don't count on my birds dying on me though.
     
  9. suenrob

    suenrob Songster

    Jan 22, 2008
    Ft. Myers, FL
    He who hesitates..................
    I missed out this time:(
    He will have more in 3 weeks, maybe I'll get lucky next time!!!!!
     
  10. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing Premium Member

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    Go get them!
     

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