I did it! I did it! Ah, chicken math

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Pequena Bandada, Sep 16, 2010.

  1. Pequena Bandada

    Pequena Bandada Small Flock

    Jun 13, 2010
    I just placed an order on My Pet Chicken to get some of the last of the season day-old chicks. We'll be getting:

    1 female Red Star (for egg production)
    1 female Silver Laced Wyandotte (for eggs and beauty)
    1 female Salmon Faverolle (for eggs and it's quirkyness)
    1 female White Leghorn (for eggs, and because it might be nice to have one white colored chicken, and some white eggs)
    1 female Barred Plymouth Rock (for egg production)
    1 straight run "assorted" bantam Silkie (for my kids, who want small chickens they can pick up)
    2 straight run "assorted" non-feather legged bantams (also for my kids)

    They're due to ship on 10/18 and will join four seven month old laying hens - two Australorps and two Easter Eggers. Now my husband and I have to build a new coop that includes a brooder so we have a place to put the little fuzzies when they arrive!

    I'm so excited I probably won't sleep tonight. [​IMG]
  2. OregonChickenGal

    OregonChickenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2010
    Central Oregon
    Congrats! Enjoy! [​IMG] [​IMG]
  3. buildingmyark

    buildingmyark Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2010
    How exciting! You must post pics once they arrive!!!
  4. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Mwaaahahahahahaha! And so it goes....

    Lovely mix you chose, there. We must see pictures of them when they arrive.
  5. drdoolittle

    drdoolittle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 30, 2010
    NE Indiana
    Yay for you! [​IMG]

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