I just odered my new chicks!!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by nightshade, Dec 18, 2008.

  1. I am soo excited I just ordered my new chicks and asked that they be sent around my sons b day in March. [​IMG] [​IMG]

    I am deffently not allowed to by any at the feed stores this year though cause this is already over my boughten new babies limit for the year. Here is what I ordered....

    10 welsummers - 50/50
    10 marans - 50/50
    5 Russian Orloffs - strait run
    5 Black Minorcas - pullets
    5 speckeled sussexs - pullets
    5 Giant Blue Cochins - strait runs

    Hubby is gonna so yell... [​IMG] That is atleast til he sees their fuzzy little butts [​IMG]
  2. SussexInSeattle

    SussexInSeattle Songster

    Oct 6, 2008
    ONLY FORTY?!?!?! You live in the city or somethin???
  3. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Crowing Premium Member

    Mar 25, 2008
    How exciting!!! Boy! That is going to make the rest of December and January, February creep by now! [​IMG]
  4. Gatekeeper

    Gatekeeper Songster

    Apr 24, 2008
    Who did you order them from?

  5. SunAngel

    SunAngel Songster

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    Congrats on your new chickie order! March is a long ways away, it will take self control not to call once or twice to add a few to the list lol

    I have an order of 41 chicks (I should probably just up it to an even 50 lol) written up and sitting on my desk. I emailed Ideal and they said to call in my order around Jan 1st for a March delivery. It might have to wait til I save up the $134 plus shipping though [​IMG] For now I will enjoy the 14 little bantam chicks I bought at the auction last night!!!

    I can't wait til Spring!!
  6. Gercarson

    Gercarson Chirping

    Oct 13, 2008
    I know it's a toss of the dice when you order straight run - but if you order from a "reputable" hatchery what is the actual ratio of males/females? If, like you, I order 5 straight run, will there be at least ONE pullet?
  7. they clam that you get a 50/50 or close to it cut but the ones that I really wanted to make sure I had hens from I made sure to order pullets from. 40 hmm add that to what I have and well lets just say I am not disclosing that at the moment with hubby in the room [​IMG]

    I got from welp hatchery, the shipping is included in the price of their birds.

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