Help me be strong!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by HenMamma, May 20, 2008.

  1. HenMamma

    HenMamma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am going out to the farm supply to get 3 easter eggers that come in today. We already have 11 chicks at home and my "limit" is 14. I have been tossing around the idea of getting some barred rock though. DH will kill me if I get more than the 3 I am supposed to get! Send so be strong mojo my way!
     
  2. mmajw

    mmajw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Maine
    I wish I could but I am headed to the feed store to pick up extras that they had and I cant wait. 12 more coming today.

    Good luck on resisting they are hard to resist.
     
  3. Ericasl

    Ericasl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry I am weak weak woman, 29 hens, 2 broodys sitting on 14 eggs![​IMG] Wish I could help:jumpy
     
  4. WillsMama93

    WillsMama93 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I understand the pain of the feed store chick bin.. it's how I went from 2 chicks, to 7 chicks. (Can you imagine, I actually thought at one time that 2 chicks would be enough!!)

    Now my feed store is out of chicks, and I can't afford the shipping and such from MyPetChicken right now, so I am holding at 7 for now. So I can spare lots of willpower, sending it your way!!!

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  5. Half-a-dozen

    Half-a-dozen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sorry...can't say I will be much help myself to you...I too thought 10 chicks a year ago would be more than enough..... now we have somewhere over 40... [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    You'll have a much better chance of recieving... "resisitance support" if you don't ask a bunch of chicken addicts!!! [​IMG]

    Good luck tho... [​IMG]
     
  6. Acre of Blessings

    Acre of Blessings Canning/Sewing Addict

    Apr 3, 2008
    Axton, VA
    [​IMG] be ready to get in trouble with the hubby cause I know you will come home with at least 5, possibly more. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] +
     
  7. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    Your asking us weak addicted chicken people!!?? [​IMG]

    I started out with the thought of 5 or 6 chickens and now were keeping 20 and talking about keeping 25 [​IMG]

    My hubby is all for it tho! [​IMG]
     
  8. mmajw

    mmajw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Maine
    Let us know what you actually come home with.
     
  9. pixiechic

    pixiechic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Heh...I think you are asking the wrong people. I've been avoiding going to the feed store because DH told me they have baby ducks, and I know I won't be able to resist! [​IMG]
     
  10. RobinEgg

    RobinEgg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok do what I do hope that they have sold all of the extras and when this fails I fall back on the "well you can usually expect to loss a couple and then just in case this happens you need to pick up a couple of extras" Good luck with self control, I don't seem to have any myself.
     

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