HELP!!!! Bought two more, am I addicted????

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Mommy 2 Wee Ones, Jun 16, 2011.

  1. Mommy 2 Wee Ones

    Mommy 2 Wee Ones Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2011
    North Texas
    Went to the feed store yesterday for more chick start. Went & let my girls look at the geese, ducks, rabbits, mice, rats & chicks.
    They had Light Brahma chicks, the pale yellow & fluffy feet haunted me all night. So today we went back & got two.
    Our three Easter Eggers are getting ready to move out with the big girls, and we were going to be baby-less. And they were so cute & fluffy, and will grow to big fluffy hens, and I love big fluffy hens & fat Christmas Trees (see a pattern here)lol:p
    So now we are up to 15 chicks. Please feed store, do not get in any more cute or different chicks.[​IMG]


  2. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 28, 2011
    Awwww.... They are so cute! I did this and now I'm in the process of integrating my chicks. I have the 5 younger ones in the coop. I separate the two groups with a wire dog kennel.
  3. Mommy 2 Wee Ones

    Mommy 2 Wee Ones Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2011
    North Texas
    My main group of 10 are in the coop/run now, and I have been introducing the 3 EE to the run during the day. But they are only two weeks apart in age. The new babies will not go out for another month, so we can spoil these little ones. [​IMG]
  4. chickenbarn-gal

    chickenbarn-gal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2010
    Yes, I am afraid you might have a very serious and contagious disease known as Chicken-Itis! It has serious side effects which include

    : unstoppable rants of going to the feed store and uncontrollably buying baby chicks!

    : every time a person infected with Chicken-Itis sees a baby chick they have an uncontrollable urge to say "Awwww! Let me hold it!!!!"

    [​IMG] what cuuute baby chicks! They're sooo fluffy! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jun 16, 2011
  5. Whiskey Bay

    Whiskey Bay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Awwee...What cute babies!!!

    I know I'm addicted to I know I have:
    104 ducks between 2-4 weeks(Giant Pekins and they grow QUICK!),3 Tufted Roman geese (not sure on age,but just starting to feather),
    Brooder #1 has: 11 Golden Cuckoo MArans,18 Buff Orps,4 Black Orps,and 9 Barred Rocks.
    Brooder #2 has: Welsummers,Splash Orps,Showgirls
    Brooder #3 has: Blue LAced Red Wyandottes,Orps,Showgirls,OEGB
    Brooder #4 has: Black Copper Marans
    Brooder cage 1 has 2 Showgirls/1 silkies/ 6 Golden Cuckoo OEGB
    BRooder cage 2 has 14 Blue/black Orps
    Brooder cage 3 has 14 blue/black Orps
    Brooder cage 4 has Showgirls,Orps,OEGB
    Brooder cage 5 has 1 Orp,2 OEGB Barred,2 Guineas,1 WCB polish,and 2 showgirls...
    Inside brooder #1 has 2 Silver Pheasants,1 LA pheasant,9 BBS Silkies
    Inside Brooder #2 has 15 button quail
    Hatcher Brooder (from hatcher to initial brooder) has 7 Reeves pheasants and a bunch of OEGB and mixed chicks (cochins I think)from a MAy egg swap.

    Incubator 1 has: 9 bobwhite,12 RIR bantams,80 button quail, 24 BLRW,5 guinea
    Incubator 2 has: 24 LAvender Orps,24 BBS Orps, 12 Barred Rocks (all from Nancy)
    Last edited: Jun 16, 2011
  6. serenityNH

    serenityNH Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 7, 2011
    Raymond, NH
    I know exactly what you are going through! I came home with 5 new babies yesterday (4 cochin's and a black orpington) so now I am also up to 15. But I guess there are worse addictions then chicken fever [​IMG]

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