I broke down and ordered....

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by DuckyBoys, Mar 2, 2009.

  1. DuckyBoys

    DuckyBoys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2008
    Colorado
    25 cuckoo marans from McMurray... [​IMG]

    I really wanted a mixture of the partridge rocks and the barr rocks too, but then I'd have to wait until April 30.

    Is it me, or are they selling out earlier this year??[​IMG]

    I had to get st run too - but oh well, guess I'll be harvesting some roosters this summer.

    At first I was not going to get any chicks, then I thought about hatching out some cuckoos, and then the market dropped 300 today and that was it - chicks are an investment as far as I'm concerned. [​IMG]

    Maybe a goat is in order...
     
  2. TheNewMrsEvans

    TheNewMrsEvans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yup when society crumbles we'll still have milk and eggs! [​IMG]

    Are they good quality from McM? Anybody get them from there before?
     
  3. DuckyBoys

    DuckyBoys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2008
    Colorado
    I doubt they are good quality - but I really wanted them and I wanted them NOW! LOL...I ordered from the hatchery that could get them to me the fastest!

    Last year it seemed like everyone was selling chickens and chicks on Craig's List, but this year not so much - or they are like twice as expensive as ordering them yourself.
     
  4. Kezzie

    Kezzie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I have 5 Cuckoos coming (hopefully tomorrow) from the same hatch. We can compare them and try to figure out girls from boys. [​IMG]
     
  5. CK Chickadilly

    CK Chickadilly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 11, 2008
    West Michigan
    Sounds like fun! I would love to get some of those too!
    I have 2 orders coming this week from Ideal, a nice asst. & I am so darned excited! [​IMG] Good luck with your babies! Oh & I am hoping my goats are bred for that wonderful goats milk! [​IMG]
     

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