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I get 2 more chicks!!! Any Suggestions?

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

  1. SoccerMomof7

    SoccerMomof7 Songster

    Apr 13, 2008
    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?
    Last edited: May 13, 2008

  2. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Songster

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

    LilPeeps Songster

    Jan 13, 2007
    SE Mass
  4. SoccerMomof7

    SoccerMomof7 Songster

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

    tntstanifer Songster

    Nov 1, 2007
    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 Songster

    May 12, 2008
    Rhode island reds. Very friendly
  7. PulletSurprise

    PulletSurprise Songster

    May 9, 2008
    Salem OR
    Oh heck...just bat your eyes a little more and he'll let you get one of each [​IMG]

  8. HenHaven

    HenHaven Songster

    Mar 3, 2007
    Coarsegold, CA
    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

    Mar 20, 2008
    NW Kentucky
    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 Songster

    Apr 13, 2008
    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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