Got my chickens in the mail today! :D

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by foxypoproxy, Oct 5, 2011.

  1. foxypoproxy

    foxypoproxy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got my first shipment of chickens in the mail today!
    They were sent Express but then the post office lost them so they arrived a day late, i was so worried, but they arrived ok.
    I rushed to go get them at 5:30am this morning.
    The seller was very helpful and got me a refund when the chickens arrived late.
    These chickens came from EM squared farm (you should check them out, they have a few breeds of chickens for sale)!
    They are adorable i love them [​IMG]!
    I couldn't be more pleased. They are sitting in quarantine right now.

    These are my babies.
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  2. KimM

    KimM Out Of The Brooder

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    They are beautiful! I love the markings on that gray one, whatever kind it is:)
     
  3. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

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    Too cute!! I don't want to burst your bubble, but you shouldn't use cedar chips in there. There is an aromatic oil that doesn't go well with the chickens in cedar.
    Good luck with them, I love that black tail white!
     
  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Very pretty! Tell us the breeds and color names (I want to know what that one is called, too- is it blue with some tan mixed in)!!!
     
  5. foxypoproxy

    foxypoproxy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you :]
    Her name is Slate
    She's a blue Ameraucana bantam.
    It was funny because when i opened the shipping box Slate had already laid 2 blue eggs.
    I would have thought the shipping would be to stressful for her to lay o_o!
    The little black one is named Saki and the white one is named Sakura they are assorted bantams (Japanese bantam culls i saved) so, i gave them japanese names.
    I'm also getting some nice blue silkies in a few days :eek:!
     
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  6. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Quote:Thank you :]
    Her name is Slate
    She's a blue Ameraucana bantam.
    It was funny because when i opened the shipping box Slate had already laid 2 blue eggs.
    I would have thought the shipping would be to stressful for her to lay o_o!
    The little black one is named Saki and the white one is named Sakura they are assorted bantams (Japanese/mix bantam culls i saved) so, i gave them japanese names.
    I'm also getting some nice blue silkies in a few days :eek:!

    I just love Slate's coloration.
     
  7. jeepguy982001

    jeepguy982001 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they are beautiful
     
  8. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    Congratulations on your new babies.
     
  9. foxypoproxy

    foxypoproxy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you :]
    Her name is Slate
    She's a blue Ameraucana bantam.
    It was funny because when i opened the shipping box Slate had already laid 2 blue eggs.
    I would have thought the shipping would be to stressful for her to lay o_o!
    The little black one is named Saki and the white one is named Sakura they are assorted bantams (Japanese/mix bantam culls i saved) so, i gave them japanese names.
    I'm also getting some nice blue silkies in a few days :eek:!

    I just love Slate's coloration.

    Ya i know its so unique :eek:!
    Its a blue gray with some hints of brown.
     
  10. foxypoproxy

    foxypoproxy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the congrats guys! [​IMG]

    Its so fun watching them! Its like chicken tv [​IMG].
    When i integrate them with my other birds i hope they get along.
     

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