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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by eenie114, May 21, 2010.

  1. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

    Ok, so we ordered a bunch of chicks at the beginning of april, but they were late, so we only got them yesterday. Our van is acting kinda weird, so Mom waited until my dad got home to go pick them up. (no, they were not just sitting there at the feed store all day, we asked a friend whom you all know as ember.opal to pick them up for us. But while mom was gone yesterday evening, a neighbor showed up holding a giant peeping box!!!!!!! A different feed store than the one we ordered from was getting rid of all the chicks for 50 cents a piece!! So he got, like, 200, and brought us 42. So there I am, with 42 chicks in the dining room having a nervous breakdown when mom comes home. I guess she had talked to him about "yeah, we might want some.... Let me get back to you about that...." he interpreted that as meaning, "yeah, sure! Bring over 42 this evening!!" gah!! So now I have 70 chicks and a stocktank (yes, a 100 gallonstock tank) in my dining room. But they were a great price, 50 cents for 2 week old pullets!!

  2. magistradomina

    magistradomina Songster

    Mar 6, 2010
    Where I live.
    That would make me SO happy![​IMG] My Mom would probably not be so enthusiastic.[​IMG]
  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Oh lord, I wouldn't know what to do with 42 extras... but it sure would be fun to pick out maybe 4 or 5 chicks to keep! And 2 weeks old - SCORE! All the scary "baby chick" worries are over; if they've survived 2 weeks, then they will continue to survive!
  4. illegal avian

    illegal avian Cooped up

    Apr 21, 2010
    Third World, Texas
    Tell Mom to order a case of whiskey while she's on a roll!
  5. happyhensny

    happyhensny Brown Barns Farm

    You are going to want them out of your home ASAP! They will be stinky and dusty. Very, very fun - but, your home will be a mess real quick.

    Been there, done that. [​IMG]
  6. illegal avian

    illegal avian Cooped up

    Apr 21, 2010
    Third World, Texas
    Chicken Nuggets... it's what's for dinner!
  7. sonjab314

    sonjab314 Constant State of Confusion

    May 15, 2010

    Too funny!!

  8. chickentales

    chickentales In the Brooder

    Apr 30, 2010
    I thought my 20 chicks were too many! Holy smokes!
  9. Quailbuddy

    Quailbuddy Songster

    Jan 8, 2010
    Sonoma County CA
    WOWZA Good luck with all those cute lil fuzzy butts [​IMG]

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