Even More Easter Egger Chicks!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by my sunwolf, Nov 26, 2012.

  1. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    I ordered 25 EE straight run chicks from Meyer hatchery today. They're supposed to arrive the first week of December and I'm SO EXCITED! I know it's out of season, but I couldn't wait until February or March. We're raising them in a box in the shed until they get big enough to have the run of the shed and yard. I'm going to try to differentiate between babies so that I can document them as they grow, but when they're tiny and fluffy they all look so alike [​IMG]

    Pictures to follow upon arrival! I just hope nothing goes wrong [​IMG]
     
  2. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Good Luck!
     
  3. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you!! They FINALLY shipped today, so should arrive Tues-Thurs, I am about to die of happiness, I just hope they all arrive alive [​IMG]
     
  4. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Overrun With Chickens

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    Any pics? [​IMG]
     
  5. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug my pictures are all currently terrible, we'll have to do a photo shoot one of these days when it's warm enough to leave the door open for sunlight [​IMG]

    26/27 arrived alive, with 2 weak ones (looks like they were at the bottom when the chicks decided to pile) who died within the first day. Don't know why Meyer shipped them in a square box... maybe for heat? Not sure.

    Now I've got 24 little healthy ones running around the brooder. There was a little pasting up (I hear it's from the stress of shipping or possibly sugar water), but I cleaned them up and there has been no more poopy butts since.

    Here are some pictures of the babies!


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  6. OMG they are all so cute! I just want to take them out of the screen and yay for you we do to and they are as pretty as ever![​IMG] and we did have one like those except well they left in a sad way! anyway they are cute and congrats![​IMG]
     
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  7. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    [​IMG] Wonderful! Looks like one got into the dark beer.
     
  8. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apparently that little guy also has a taste for Negra Modelo [​IMG]

    Here are some more shots that I got today:


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    The last one's muffs... [​IMG]
     
  9. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Overrun With Chickens

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    *Scream* I love them! Oh my gosh, I dont think there is any living creature cuter than an EE chick! [​IMG]
     
  10. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Congrats!!!!
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