Colored Chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Maggie3, Feb 15, 2008.

  1. Maggie3

    Maggie3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. suenrob

    suenrob Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 22, 2008
    Ft. Myers, FL
    Wow!!! You need to tell them that ILLEGAL!!!!!!!
     
  3. jjthink

    jjthink Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm with you Maggie. This is rediculous. Poor chicks. I wonder who that outfit is and whether they are otherwise reputable. These chicks look like a recipe for Easter impulse purchases that then leave many chicks in the inexperienced hands of people with fleeting interest.
    JJ
     
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  4. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Wisconsin
    Quote:I agree! Poor chicks.
     
  5. chickhamm

    chickhamm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    poor babies!!! From what i have read before they inject the dye into the eggs while the chicks are developing and hatch out collored.
     
  6. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    It dont hurt the chicks to be dyed, it just makes the more available to sell. I wount mind buying some if only responsible owners bought them...
     
  7. jjthink

    jjthink Overrun With Chickens

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    And therein lies the rub, unfortunately. More than likely some irresponsible people will buy them on a whim. Bad enough the impulse purchases of normal ones at Easter-time.....
    JJ
     
  8. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    This makes me sick! We all know where those chicks are going to end up in a few months (or less).

    He should be lucky he did not leave a #. I would have blasted him
     
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  9. Barnyard

    Barnyard Addicted to Quack

    Aug 5, 2007
    Southwest Georgia
    [​IMG] This is so stupid!! I do not understand why someone would do this just to make a dollar.
    What the people don't realize who buy these babies is that once they start growing the dye starts fading. You are not gonna have a colored chick 4-ever. That is when you are gonna have a problem cause people only buy them cause they are "so cute"!!! :mad:
     
  10. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    I see why cities want to ban birds now. Cause people like this guy sell to irresponsible people!
     

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