FINALLY!!! They're here!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Im4dabirds, May 6, 2009.

  1. Im4dabirds

    Im4dabirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got my chicks this morning and everyone looks good. A couple were a little cold and weak but I've given them all electrolytes in their water and put them under a heat lamp and they all seem to be perking up ok. Got a call from my local PO at 6:15 am and went to pick them up. They came into Birmingham yesterday at 6:37 am! The local guy called them to check on the delivery and found out they were in Birmingham. We (me and the local PO guy) looked for them all day but nobody seemed to know exactly where they were. I thought sure they would all be dead or greatly distressed. When I got there this morning I could hear them peeping before I even got all the way inside! They helped me open up the box and give them all a drink before I brought them home. They are adorable! I am soooo relieved! I know better than to worry about what I can't control, but sheesh! They're just babies!
     
  2. riderbecky

    riderbecky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so happy about the safe arrive of your new chicks! How 'bout some pics?
     
  3. chilling in muscadine

    chilling in muscadine { I love being disfunctual }

    Jun 8, 2008
    muscadine, al.
    [​IMG] Good deal they are O.K. Wheres the pics?
     
  4. NJbirdlover

    NJbirdlover Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. bawkbawkbawk

    bawkbawkbawk Chillin' With My Peeps

    That's great news. How many did you get?
     
  6. Im4dabirds

    Im4dabirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are some pics. I ordered 10 and got 12. They are soooo cute! Even my DH thinks so. LOL

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    He/she already looks like the ringleader.
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    cute little fuzzy butt
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  7. OKbirdwatcher

    OKbirdwatcher Out Of The Brooder

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    Congrats!!! Im4dabirds.

    Just a little while ago, you were an anxious, expectant "mama" and now you're [​IMG]

    Have fun and enjoy. Love the pics!

    ETA: What breed and how many?
     
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  8. Im4dabirds

    Im4dabirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks! You're right, yesterday I was beside myself. They are red sussex and there are 12 of them. I also want some Barnevelder but have to see if I have enough room first. Might have to expand! Imagine that.
     
  9. chilling in muscadine

    chilling in muscadine { I love being disfunctual }

    Jun 8, 2008
    muscadine, al.
    Quote:Thanks! You're right, yesterday I was beside myself. They are red sussex and there are 12 of them. I also want some Barnevelder but have to see if I have enough room first. Might have to expand! Imagine that.

    Hubby thinks they are cute to. Use that to your advantage to go ahead and start expanding your coop{s}. Your biddies are just precious. Welcome to the world of addiction. The extra ones they sent are called packing peanuts. All this is for is extra warmth for there trip.

    SOOOOO When ya ordering your next batch? [​IMG] I know, to be truly addicted you got to invest in a bator and get into the full addiction experience. [​IMG]

    On the he/she comment in your post we usually say SHE until proven otherwise. lol
     
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  10. Im4dabirds

    Im4dabirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:LOL I figured that would be wishful thinking. [​IMG]

    And I have been considering that bator thing. [​IMG]
     
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