I just got my phone call!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Anna_MN, Feb 19, 2012.

  1. Anna_MN

    Anna_MN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been waiting for this phone call for months! The baby chicks are on their way. That had to be the best phone call I've ever gotten at 4am! I will post pictures when they get here :)
     
  2. WHAT KINDS??? Once we got a phone call at 6 am on a SCHOOL day, but 4 is worse
     
  3. Anna_MN

    Anna_MN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In this shipment I will be getting Columbian Wyandottes, Buff Orpingtons, Easter Eggers, and Jumbo Cornish X Rocks. I have another shipment coming at the end of March that includes Welsummers, Cuckoo Marans, and Blue Andalusians.
     
  4. blueferral

    blueferral Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW! awesome. Our chicks are shipping some time this week. The boys are excited, I'm excited, wife has empathy for us.
     
  5. Anna_MN

    Anna_MN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so NOT happy right now! It has been 13 hours since my order was shipped and I have not received a phone call to come pick up the chicks at the MSP distribution center yet. I only live 4 hours from the hatchery. I called them around 11:00am to ask if they had arrived or not yet and the woman told me she was going to go check and call me back. She never called me back. I called the number she gave me about an hour ago and no one answered so I left a voicemail. I was reading in other threads about how people have been getting screwed over by the USPS because they have been slacking with their orders and such. I better get a call soon! [​IMG]
     
  6. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why order them to be shipped if you can make a weekend drive to the hatchery and make sure your chicks survive it?
     
  7. Anna_MN

    Anna_MN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought of this a few days ago but it was too late. I asked them if I could come get them but they said they already processed my check card. I would have to pay a fee to get my money refunded since it was less than $10. I really regret this decision now because I know my little chicks are sitting in a warehouse somewhere waiting to come home! Praying I get a call soon- so worried about my chicks :(
     
  8. Anna_MN

    Anna_MN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got my phone call at 8pm. So I drove over an hour to go get them. They are all happy and healthy- no casualties!!! I'll post pictures tomorrow
     
  9. blueferral

    blueferral Chillin' With My Peeps

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    GREAT! I just got my call, kids are excited. Of course, I do not live close to the hatchery. Hoping they get here before the weather is supposed to get cold again.
     
  10. bnjrob

    bnjrob Overrun With Chickens

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    That's terrific!!!

    Just ordered our first batch of chicks. We're getting Javas and they are difficult to find - they are always gone before I find someone that has them. Fortunately the breeder is just a few hours away so I can go get them. My husband laughed at me this morning because the first thing out of my mouth was about chickens :) He says I am obsessed.
     
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