I ordered my chicks!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by lauralou, Feb 24, 2008.

  1. lauralou

    lauralou Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 10, 2007
    Central Virginia
    I finally did it! I ordered my chicks from Ideal. (All pullets)

    2 Australorps
    2 Buff Orpingtons
    2 Gold Sex Links
    4 Blue Andalusians

    They are scheduled to arrive Mar 19.

    I ordered 4 of the Andalusians in hopes of getting a couple of blues. I'm okay with the blacks and splashes too. I think they'll all look nice with my current barred birds and the other black and gold chicks.


    Yes, my proposed flock has a color scheme! I chose gold over red sex links because of it. I'm sure they'll be easy to distinguish from the buff orps, and still blend in nicely.

    Assuming, of course, that I manage to raise any of them... I'm a little nervous about it. I'll probably feel better about it once I get my brooder set up. I mean, people do this all the time, right?
  2. sunnysidecluckers

    sunnysidecluckers Chillin' With My Peeps

    congrats!!! keep us posted!!!
  3. Stormhorse23

    Stormhorse23 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 22, 2007
    My flocks color scheme is...two better not look the same! Congrats! I have some coming to! We can wait in agony together [​IMG]

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