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Just notified my chicks have shipped!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by happybooker1, Apr 17, 2017.

  1. happybooker1

    happybooker1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ordered a number of different breed hens & 2 males from MPC to arrive this week. There are 3 females each of Red Stars, Exchequer Leghorns, Black Sumatras, Egyptian Fayomis, and 3 assorted Rare breed. I also ordered 2 Sicilian Buttercup roosters (hoping they will end up "gentle" roosters).

    I'm also getting 3 straight run Lavender Ameracauna chicks from a local breeder. I've got all the supplies -- now just gotta get the brooder ready!
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Congrats on your new chicks!! [​IMG] Sounds like a great mix of birds! Best of luck!!
     
  3. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    Great news ! have you got your bottle of poultry Nutri drench? if not, pick up at Tractor Supply or your feed store. give each chick one drop only by mouth when they arrive. it will really perk them up and combat travel stress! Best,
    Karen
     
  4. happybooker1

    happybooker1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes! And I just got called from the PO that they are already in!! They weren't shipped till yesterday @ 3:00 so it hasn't even been a DAY!! I'm impressed!!
     
  5. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll be in the barn!
    Congrats on new chicks!
     
  6. happybooker1

    happybooker1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    17 ordered. 17 arrived healthy & cheeping & NO pasty butt!
     
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  7. twigcrafter

    twigcrafter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Best wishes with your chicks
    Post pictures. I love seeing new babies
     
  8. izzybe3

    izzybe3 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] Yay!! best of luck with them!!
     
  9. happybooker1

    happybooker1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Update: I lost 2 of the original ones-- one at 2 days & 1 at 3, and I had promised a friend 2
    For her 2 kids. Which left me with 13.

    Then I called someone who'd had an ad up on Craigslist for Lavender Ameracaunas. Bonus: she lives only 15 minutes from where my house is!!

    The chicks were $5 each but with 4 you got one free so...... Chicken Math takes over & now I'm up to 18!!

    They're all doing well and seem to be thriving!
     
  10. twigcrafter

    twigcrafter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]Chicken math strikes again!
     

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