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Healthy chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by zookeeptd, Feb 25, 2012.

  1. zookeeptd

    zookeeptd Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm new to raising chickens but it's something I have always wanted to do. We bought ours from a hatchery. I've seen some chicks on CL that I'd love to have! Everywhere I price them online is more than we can pay. The add on CL has been there repeatedly for months. My question is how do I make sure the chicks from the ad are healthy? We did have one hatchery chick die. I worry about bringing in illnesses from other sources.
     
  2. DCasper

    DCasper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Tractor Supply and several other stores will be start their annual spring chick sale in a couple days. You can ask what breeds they will have and they should be able to tell you. They should also be able to answer most of your questions.
     

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