I got me some new babies.... <3

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Lothiriel, May 13, 2010.

  1. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    We just picked up my new chicks from the post office!! 29 of 'em. One died though. We buried it... ='( They came all the way from Alabama though, so only 1 dying is probably very good. But the 28 that we did get are so happy! They're really perky and running around and doing all their stuff. [​IMG] We got Red Rangers, Dixie Rainbows, Delawares, and Golden Nuggets. (We're going to keep the Golden Nuggets and some of the Delawares and breed them.... What I've always wanted!! The rest are meat chickens... [​IMG])

    Here are a few pictures.
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    Ya just gotta love 'em!!! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: May 13, 2010
  2. kasey08

    kasey08 Aunt Kasey's Farm

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    aww good luck with your babies
     
  3. Elphaba2140

    Elphaba2140 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lothiriel

    Cute babies! I just wanted to know what a Dixie Rainbow is? Are they a cross? I assume from your post they might be a meat bird. Just wondered how they got their name and what they were. Thanks
     
  4. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Awwwwwwwwww. [​IMG]
     
  5. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:Yes, they are a meat cross. We bought them from S & G Poultry (http://www.sandgpoultry.com/). They're all different colors - no two look alike! Thence the name Dixie Rainbow. [​IMG]
     
  6. Elphaba2140

    Elphaba2140 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. I had no idea. You learn something new everyday! Thank you also for posting the link.
     
  7. pkw

    pkw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your chicks are so cute !! I really want to get me some Delawares.
     

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