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Feed Store Chick Buying Guide

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by torilovessmiles, Mar 13, 2016.

  1. torilovessmiles

    torilovessmiles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I noticed a lot of people on a facebook group I'm in having some trouble with chicks at feed stores and not being sure what they have. I decided to write a guide on my blog about feed store chicks! I hope it helps some people! I'm just going to post the link here because I don't want to copy-paste the whole thing. http://backyard-barnyard.blogspot.com/2016/03/feed-store-chick-buying-guide.html

    I hope this can help someone! :) Happy Chick Days! [​IMG]
     
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  2. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    Great article :) Too bad feed stores can't post something like that to help folks out!
     
  3. torilovessmiles

    torilovessmiles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!
     
  4. mosleym

    mosleym Out Of The Brooder

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    That was a very good article! I would have loved to have this when o started out last year, very easy to understand! Great job!
     
  5. torilovessmiles

    torilovessmiles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I hope I help some newbies out! I was lucky to walk away with red sexlinks when I first got them. I had no idea what I was doing!
     
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  6. PuBertJr

    PuBertJr New Egg

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    Great articl. Wish I had this info this afternoon before I ordered my chicks. Going to see if I can change it tomorrow.
     
  7. KDOGG331

    KDOGG331 Chicken Obsessed

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    You should print that and ask to hand it out at feed stores. Love it
     
  8. torilovessmiles

    torilovessmiles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm happy you guys like it! I also shared it on reddit and got a few comments from first-time buyers that it was helpful! Hopefully I saved someone the heartache of raising a cornish X only to find out it's purpose and fate!
     
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    Soylent Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There could be a part 2 about how to pick out individual healthy chicks from the feed store!

    Are there pics of your coop? The color and trim look so cool that I wanted to see more of it. I just found the pic of the cut-out heart steps.
     
  10. KDOGG331

    KDOGG331 Chicken Obsessed

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    I think its definitely a good thing youre helping people out :) and i agree about part 2
     

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