I get 2 more chicks!!! Any Suggestions?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by SoccerMomof7, May 13, 2008.

  1. SoccerMomof7

    SoccerMomof7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2008
    Kansas
    Well I finally convinced my DH to let me have 2 more chicks but I don't know what kind I want. I know I want them to be friendly, be good egg layers, and likely to go broody eventaully. Any suggestion?
     
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  2. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    Buff Orphingtons.
     
  3. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
    Cochins
     
  4. SoccerMomof7

    SoccerMomof7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2008
    Kansas
    I have thought about both of those. Hmmm
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  5. tntstanifer

    tntstanifer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Speckled Sussex or Barred Rock. They both are good layers and such sweet personalities! Our Speckled Sussex would talk to us lots.
     
  6. Chicken Cluck

    Chicken Cluck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rhode island reds. Very friendly
     
  7. PulletSurprise

    PulletSurprise Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh heck...just bat your eyes a little more and he'll let you get one of each [​IMG]
     
  8. HenHaven

    HenHaven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Buff Orps or Black Australorps would fill the bill. Speckled Sussex would be a good choice too, but they are a little harder to find. Are you going to get them at a feedstore?
     
  9. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    As a married woman, I am sure you know how to get what you want from DH [​IMG] ...I wanted a couple more chicks and I am ordering 23 more this week. [​IMG]

    I say BO and Rocks for friendly and broody. or Cochins.
     
  10. SoccerMomof7

    SoccerMomof7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2008
    Kansas
    Well my DH has actually helped alot with my chicks. I agreed to only get 2 more to make 8 then I will wait until next year. (But I am hoping to get a hen that will go broody to get chicks the natural way!!!) Either that or I will wait until the end of the summer, and if we have extra money after we buy school uniforms I might have the $$ to buy an incubator! But anyways I am trying to figure out which 2 chicks will hopefully cure my "itch". [​IMG]
     

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