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Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by tebs78, Jan 26, 2009.

  1. tebs78

    tebs78 Songster

    Jan 1, 2008
    I just ordered all st. run of these breeds from Ideal. What has your experience been with sexes? More males, more females, good mix?

    St. Run Silkie assortments(10) (wondering what colors I could get and sex)
    St. Run Frizzles(10) (again color and sex)
    St. Run EE (6)
    St. Run Old English (6)
    St. Run Golden Phoenix (6)
    St. Run Cuckoo Maran (10)

    I know thats a lot of chicks, but I am sharing with a friend we are splitting them up. I have 2 large coops also with 4 different rooms.

  2. jossanne

    jossanne Songster

    Jul 11, 2008
    Gila, New Mexico
    I've only made one straight run order ever, and it was from Ideal. I ordered 10 bantam cochins, and got 5 cockerels, 5 pullets.

    Plus 15 packing peanuts, all males, but one died in shipping. Lots of boys in that box [​IMG].
  3. JustChicky

    JustChicky Songster

    Feb 14, 2008
    East Texas
    Last year I ordered 12 straight run Dominique chicks from Ideal. I got 6 males and 6 females. They also sent me 9 males for warmth, one of them turned out to be a pullet.
  4. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Songster

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    Me and my aunt ordered 8 buff silkie chicks.

    They are 1 month old now and I kept 3 (One died in shipping) I think and Think only I have 2 girls and 1 boy.
  5. wjallen05

    wjallen05 Songster

    Apr 8, 2008
    North Georgia
    Wow that's a lot of chicks! *thinking: a lot of chick food*

    I call my chicks "chicken pigs" they never stop eating!!!

    Good luck with yours! I have 12 more chicks coming Thurs, can't wait!
  6. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    i get a few hundred a month,, they seem pretty equal to me..
  7. wjallen05

    wjallen05 Songster

    Apr 8, 2008
    North Georgia
    i get a few hundred a month

    seriously?? [​IMG]

  8. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    Quote:seriously?? [​IMG]

    yup,,,,, i sell em [​IMG]
  9. Foxhound lady

    Foxhound lady Songster

    Jul 9, 2008
    TX baby!
    your braver then I am.

    I ordered spefic colors on my Silkies [​IMG]

    When is your order coming in? On the colors its going to be whatever on hand.
  10. digginchicks

    digginchicks Songster

    Jan 15, 2009
    Sullivan, Indiana
    you can find people to buy that many chicks that is insane. I want to try it lol

    I havent ever ordered staraight run [​IMG]

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