Ideal Poultry packing peanuts

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mhzl123, Oct 11, 2013.

  1. mhzl123

    mhzl123 New Egg

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    I ordered some ducklings from Ideal Poultry and these little guys were sent along for the ride. I wasn't in the market for chickens but I have to admit, they're pretty darn cute! Can someone tell me what they are?[​IMG]
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    They look like there Rhode Island Reds :)
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, they look like Rhode Island Reds.
     
  4. mhzl123

    mhzl123 New Egg

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    Good to know! Thank y'all!
     
  5. donnavee

    donnavee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ordered 8 ducks from Ideal a couple of years ago and like you was shocked when I opened he box to find my 8 ducks along with 5 chirping chicks which looked like yours. It was almost hilarious that they were sent for warmth when the ducks were bigger than they were and the chicks would sleep under the ducks to keep warm. I guess they were either RIR's or Production Reds - they all turned out to be roosters and we rehomed them once they started getting too full of themselves. They were cute though and as long as we had them the ducks went to bed with the chickens.
     

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