It's happening...I have chick FEVER!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ForestOwl, Jan 8, 2012.

  1. ForestOwl

    ForestOwl Out Of The Brooder

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    I have chick fever, heres the problem, I have bad luck with shipped eggs, TWO empty incubators, 11 hens and NO rooster! and since it's January no feed store chickies! [​IMG]

    so anyone else "afflicted"? [​IMG]
     
  2. GardenGal

    GardenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've promised myself - and my husband! - no new chicks till the spring after this one, and yet here I am looking at the baby chick thread! For sure you're not alone [​IMG]
     
  3. Duramaxgirl

    Duramaxgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yesss I've got chick fever really bad! I have to wait till May before I can get some ordered from a hatchery. I can't wait!
     
  4. ForestOwl

    ForestOwl Out Of The Brooder

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    Well for me I've just downgraded my flock by over half went from 7 ducks to 4, and 40 chickens to 11.... soo the pen seems so lonely.... [​IMG]

    and the plan was to only keep birds of my favorite breeds, brahma and buff orpington, and a few of my favored hens I couldn't part with...now the plan is altering to I need MORE brahmas and orpingtons! [​IMG]
     
  5. Supermommy486

    Supermommy486 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes. yes I do. In fact, I just picked up 3 more chicks yesterday to add to my already 3 1/2 week old chicks, 3 1/2 week old meat bird chicks, and 6 1/2 week old chicks.
    AND I just got a new incubator...
     
  6. ForestOwl

    ForestOwl Out Of The Brooder

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    It's good to know I'm not alone! [​IMG]
     
  7. gussie398

    gussie398 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have the worst wanting of chicks! This proves that even seventh graders can get chick fever. The guy at the store said for my mum to call around the 30th to see if he can get any for us. Noooooo! I will die without some chickies!
     
  8. tweetysvoice

    tweetysvoice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have chicken fever! My hunny is just laughing at me cuz my chicks don't ship till march and here I am on the forum all the time and talking daily about new things I learn. I bet he can't wait till I shut up talking about chickens. [​IMG] Nope, your not the only one! and BTW.. the only reason i'm not hatching my own is cuz i'm afraid of the opposite - that i'll get 11 roosters and no hens!
     
  9. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    I feel your pain..except worse because i don't have ANY chicks yet and i have to wait til APRIL!!!!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  10. NovaAman

    NovaAman Overrun With Chickens

    I hope to have my very first chick on Jan 28! So, my fever is under control! Lol
     

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