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I Just Put in My First Chick Order

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Magnolia7330, Nov 17, 2016.

  1. Magnolia7330

    Magnolia7330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so excited!!! I just put in my first ever chick order. Looks like I will get my first flock started the week of April 11th! I ordered an Australorp, Easter Egger, Welsummer, and Meyer Mealmaker. The delivery date coincides with our Spring Break (I'm a teacher), so this works out perfect. Now, I just need to hurry up and wait....
     
  2. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    Congratulations and welcome to the Wonderful World of Chicken Keeping!
     
  3. irfxr

    irfxr Out Of The Brooder

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    I got my first chick order today in the mail !!! Buff Orpington and Ameraucanas. They are really active and fun to watch ....
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Congrats!!

    Got that coop built yet?
     
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  5. Magnolia7330

    Magnolia7330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't wait. Congratulations on your first flock!
     
  6. Magnolia7330

    Magnolia7330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No coop yet. I decided to have someone make the coop for me. I will build the run. I have to wait until at least January to start building. I have casts on both of my feet right now, so limited mobility-and they can't get wet.
     
  7. Magnolia7330

    Magnolia7330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. irfxr

    irfxr Out Of The Brooder

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    You should have gotten colored casts !!!! [​IMG]
    I've never seen casts like that before ??? Pretty kool ...
     
  9. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    Ouch! Hope you heal quickly and without complications!
     
  10. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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