I think my chicks are in trouble

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MOChickenz, Sep 10, 2010.

  1. MOChickenz

    MOChickenz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Marti poultry has always gotten our chicks to us on time, so when the post office didn't call this morning, I worried.

    Long story short, the baby chicks are LOST. They did not arrive at the post office. It is 64 degrees, rainy and windy. I am really worried. There are 31-34 chicks in the box since they always send a few extra.

    Do I need to brace myself for the worst?
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    OH, that is a worry! Expect the worst, and maybe you'll be pleasantly surprised!!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. yzmike777

    yzmike777 Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh my that is horrible I am sorry! I will pray for your little babies safe home coming but with so many in the box maybe they will keep each other warm! How can you loose a box of chirping chicks?!?! Silly post office! Keep your chin up and let us know what happens
     
  4. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

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    Oh noooooooo .. I'm always sick to my stomach when I have babie/eggs in route ..

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  5. MOChickenz

    MOChickenz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just went out and set up the heat lamps, have the waterer in the kitchen to fill with warm water, and filled the feeder and put it in the brooder. I can call the post office in 20 mins to see if they show up on the '11:00 express run'. I am so worried! I don't want them to freeze and get sick or die. I already murdered a bunch of chicks through my own stupidity this summer. I don't want to add to my death tally.

    Sigh.
     
  6. MOChickenz

    MOChickenz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh geez.

    So the chicks did not show up in the 1100 run. I hung up and started to cry. I called the main post office number and they directed me to consumer affairs. I explained to them that I was worried they would dehydrate to death by tomorrow. A WONDERFUL lady named Kay is currently running to the main st louis distribution center to see if she can find them.

    I will keep updating.
     
  7. silkiechick236

    silkiechick236 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh no [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. rungirl

    rungirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have you called the poultry seller and made sure they were shipped?
     
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  9. MOChickenz

    MOChickenz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, they were shipped on time and should have been here this morning at the latest. They assured me they would re ship next week and make it right...but honestly I am more concerned about the chicks than the money.

    Still waiting for a callback from the post office.
     
  10. bragabit

    bragabit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so glad the PO is looking into it for you. I hope they find the package so you can go and get it.
     

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