I have one of THOSE orders....

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by AStitchofKate, Mar 10, 2014.

  1. AStitchofKate

    AStitchofKate Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Tracking info and all, said chicks would be here today. The post office told me Saturday they would call me at 6:30am when they were delivered, so I could go and pick them up and well, no call. I tried calling the post office, I got no call back. Needless to say I'm bummed. I didn't sleep a wink cause of all the excitement and anticipation, I know ridiculous right? haha [​IMG] I'm just not sure what to do. I was really hoping they would come today, cause the weather is not nearly as cold as we have had and tomorrow is supposed to get colder again and I wanted to have them home and warm. Now, I'm worried I will get a box of dead chicks like I have read stories of on here. Guess I was hoping first experience would be a great one. Ok. Sorry for the debbie downer post. Just irritated this morning, and sleep deprived. LOL *need coffee* I knew my fellow chick peeps would understand! [​IMG]
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    The waiting is hard, hope you get that call soon that they are at the PO. Keeping fingers crossed they will all be fine. :fl
     
  3. AStitchofKate

    AStitchofKate Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have you seen where they have been delivered later in the day to the PO? I have never ordered and the post man seemed sure they would come in this morning? Oh! I would be happy if there was still hope they would show up today! Thanks for crossing those fingers, I have been doing the same! I told my husband its stressful enough for these little birds just to ship and show up on time, I hate to think of them running out of food, and sitting there hungry too. [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    I know they sometimes do come later here, the trucks have been like four hours late at times... think it would depend on how many times a day deliveries are made to your PO from where the chicks are coming from ... I would also consider calling the PO again if you haven't heard anything, sometimes it takes them quite a while to get caught up and they forget to call on chicks right away.
     
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  5. AStitchofKate

    AStitchofKate Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great advice!! I called a few times and it just rang busy over and over. I finally got through and she told me, no chicks this morning BUT she has another truck coming around 1:30 and that they may be on that truck, she took my name and number and will call me if they are there!!!! Please, oh please, oh pleaseeee...[​IMG] Thanks for the support and advice!!!
     
  6. foxvalleyfarm

    foxvalleyfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where'd you ordewr from? And I bet they are on the next truck. Do you have a tracking #? My po will run it for me and give me better then their website.
     
  7. AStitchofKate

    AStitchofKate Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are from McMurray Hatchery, and I do have a tracking number. The website says they would be here today, but the post office didn't ask for it to look for me. But I think they are swamped, took me forever to get through a call today cause of it ringing busy. If they are not on this next truck, I will totally have her run it for me!
     
  8. PrairieChickens

    PrairieChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't feel bad about losing sleep. I barely slept at all the night before my chicks were due to arrive.
     
  9. foxvalleyfarm

    foxvalleyfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've had 2 orders from MM and love them! They will be fine and last time mine had gro gel and a heat pack.
     
  10. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Keeping fingers crossed they are on the 1:30 truck ... :fl ... tomorrow mornings truck at least if not ...
     

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