Chicks come in tomorrow!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by tiffanya, Apr 4, 2011.

  1. tiffanya

    tiffanya Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have four chicks coming in at the local feed store tomorrow! These include two breeds that I've never had, Barred Rock and Black Australorp. Any tips/input on these breeds? I've done some research but there's nothing like first hand experience.
     
  2. Chick_In_The_Burbs

    Chick_In_The_Burbs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've only had my one Australorp chick and she's been on the flightier side. Otherwise, no different than raising any other chick.

    Pease post pics when you get them!! [​IMG]
     
  3. N&MSchroeder

    N&MSchroeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Matilda (Australorp) and Beatrice (Barred Rock) are lovely ladies that I wouldn't trade for the world! They are among my favorites! You will enjoy these breeds. [​IMG]
     
  4. Lynette

    Lynette Chillin' With My Peeps

    I got my first Australorp today, among others, but I already have a Barred Rock named Henrietta. She is a sweetheart. You will like yours.
     
  5. tiffanya

    tiffanya Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chicks came in, including one extra! All are black so I think I have my EE picked out. Think I ended up with 1 EE, 2 BR and 2 Australorps. All are eating and drinking well! I'd add a picture but am not sure how to do it from my phone so will have to wait until tomorrow unless someone can tell me how.
     

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