I'm afraid to go to tractor supply

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by twigcrafter, Apr 2, 2017.

  1. twigcrafter

    twigcrafter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So last week I went to buy feed, and I saw a silkie so I bought her and 5 other chicks (6 chick min)

    The next day I went back for something else??? and they had red broilers for 25 cents each. They were 3 weeks ? So I bought 15.

    Took them home and put the brooder in my house. (don't have heat source for outside)

    Today I went there and bought more bedding and they had more silkies.$2.99 each,

    and cornishX chicks for 25cents. Thank God they only had 10 left. I bought them all.

    They are 2 weeks old. I put them in with the red broilers and they are smaller but seem to all get along..

    I bought 4 more silkies and put them in with my 1st one.


    I told my husband before we even went in the store DO NOT let me buy more chicks. I apparently have a problem. Don't be an enabler. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

    To be continued
     
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  2. Kyanite

    Kyanite Loving Life! Premium Member

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    [​IMG] If my tractor supply had silkies cheap, I could be in trouble. I have no silkies, but they are so cute! Our TSC had the same deal on red ranger broilers, but hubby didn't want to do a big butcher and wouldn't let me get more than 8. *pout* [​IMG] They are in a big rubbermaid bin in the spare bathroom tub. We still have some snow on the ground and freezing nights here and there, so I didn't want to brood them in the barn for a few more weeks.
     
  3. twigcrafter

    twigcrafter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How are your red broilers doing?
    Mine are growing like weeds, so are the white X.
    My silkies are alive and well, but are not pure breed.[​IMG] Ugh! 1 has clean legs , and out of the 5, only 1 has a poof head. The ones that have feathered feet are barely feathered.

    I haven't been to TSC in almost 3 weeks. I bet they think I died. I've been sending DH without me. Heck they were ready to start charging me rent. [​IMG]
     
  4. Kyanite

    Kyanite Loving Life! Premium Member

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    My reds are massive. We put them outside almost two weeks ago now. I can't believe how much they eat! They are at least 4x the size of my other chicks that are roughly the same age that I wouldn't dream of putting outside yet! They have finally grown back all the feathers on their undersides that had been burned off by sitting in the filthy bins at TSC. Poor chicks. They were bald on the bottoms.
     
  5. conchopearl

    conchopearl Out Of The Brooder

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    When do they have chicks so cheap??
     
  6. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

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    Depends on your location. They never have deals like that here.
     
  7. BobDBirdDog

    BobDBirdDog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you hear TSC whispering in your sleep
    "Come to me![​IMG]
    We have chicks galore[​IMG][​IMG].
    Bring your money[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Come each day we have a great deal today[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    We'll sell them cheap[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    You have plenty of room, one more wont hurt![​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]


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  8. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

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    BDBD speaks with evil intent. Chicken math.
     
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  9. chickenfreak201

    chickenfreak201 Out Of The Brooder

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    I made the same mistake they are 29cents here. I left quickly AHHHHH!
     
  10. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

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    Good deal for older birds, as they've been cared for for a couple of weeks! Free feed, and free electricity that you did not need to provide. That's assuming that the chicks are in good health.
     

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