chicks arrived all dead

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by bcf45, Feb 6, 2009.

  1. bcf45

    bcf45 Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 6, 2009
    any one get chicks from ideal that shipped out on feb. 4th. chicks might have got to cold on there trip to tennessee. i was wandering if i should wait for warmer weather to reorder.
  2. Quail_Antwerp

    Quail_Antwerp [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Mrs

    Aug 16, 2008
    Quote:You are the second person to post today that your chicks from Ideal perished during shipping!
  3. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

    May 11, 2008
    Howell Michigan
    I think that might be adviseable. Sorry to read about your dead chicks.
  4. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

    Jul 7, 2007
    Middle TN
    Yeah, you probably should. The weather is just so unpredictable right now. Give it another couple of months and the chicks should be fine. I ordered mine for late April (last year) and they've all done great.

    What kind of chicks did you order?

    oh, and [​IMG]
  5. EllyMae

    EllyMae Chillin' With My Peeps

    Awww, I'm so sorry to hear that. I know that must have been awful.
  6. CityClucks

    CityClucks The Center of a 50 Mile Radius

    Jan 31, 2009
    Tulsa, OK
    Sorry to hear about your dead clucks. So sad. I am afraid to do mail order because I've been hearing so much about DOA shipments.
  7. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Sorry to hear you had to go through that.
    I would definitely wait to get your replacement chicks. The weather is just too unpredictable this time of year.
  8. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
    My babies are due to ship on the 11th. [​IMG] Got me really worried now. [​IMG] I just hope they make it and I am so sorry to hear that yours didn't.
  9. Quail_Antwerp

    Quail_Antwerp [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Mrs

    Aug 16, 2008
    Quote:Mine, too! I'm really thinking of asking them to hold off shipping mine!
  10. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

    Mar 20, 2008
    NW Kentucky
    I am sorry that happened to you. I personally enver order chicks for delivery before mid-march. it is just too cold. I will order earlier from Meyer and pay for the cold weather/small order package (A little nest and heating pad is in there with them).

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