got my first chicks!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Kerilou, May 17, 2010.

  1. Kerilou

    Kerilou Songster

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    I ordered from McMurray way back in March to get them this week--I was expecting them today or tomorrow, and they came YESTERDAY! From Iowa to the Canadian border of Northern NY in one day! I was shocked! Nothing ever gets here that fast...we got 27 babies and they all look spry and active..no casualties *yet*! This is my first order, and I am pleased so far!
     

  2. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    [​IMG] pictures of your new fuzzy butts, please???
     
  3. Kerilou

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    I will add a couple pics as soon as the babies go down for their naps!![​IMG]
    Keri
     
  4. fastpat

    fastpat Songster

    I laughed when you said they're going to take naps, implying that they'll do that together. Not going to happen. They'll run like mad for about 15 minutes, then collapse for 5 minutes, then start again. Mine are still too active for me to accurately count the pullets and the cockerels at 7 weeks, but they don't nap as often.
     

  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    You are blessed. They most likely shipped out on Friday.
     
  6. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    ...and the fun begins!
     
  7. Kerilou

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    Here are a few pics! We got Black Australorps, Light Brahmas and Araucanas (EE'ers) from Murray McMurray's yesterday...
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  8. Kerilou

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    Quote:LOL!!
    No, I actually meant my BABIES...I do daycare for a 7 month old and a 10 month old! LOL!! [​IMG]
    My hubby and I have raised hundreds of baby pheasants in the past, so although these are my first chicken chicks, not my first experience with chicks..LOL!!
     
  9. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Quote:LOL!!
    No, I actually meant my BABIES...I do daycare for a 7 month old and a 10 month old! LOL!! [​IMG]
    My hubby and I have raised hundreds of baby pheasants in the past, so although these are my first chicken chicks, not my first experience with chicks..LOL!!

    LOL...I thought you meant the chicks too! They are SO cute. In the upper shot, I love the coloring of the one toward the bottom right (slightly below of photo). Looks greying with pale wing fuzz... [​IMG]
     

  10. noodleroo

    noodleroo Snuggles with Chickens

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    Adorable!!! They look like such little loves...
     

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