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Just ordered 25 (+1) chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jarvis, Aug 8, 2011.

  1. jarvis

    jarvis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] cant wait for them to get here !!!!!! [​IMG] i think they ship tm ...?

    ordered a random assortment of basicly leftovers lol .. cant wait to see what i get ..
    ( plus one "rare" free chick )

    any one have good luck with murray mcmurray ??
     
  2. ailurophile23

    ailurophile23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My first batch of chicks was from them - I fully expected to lose some of them (what with them being so young and going through the U.S. mail, etc.) but to my surprise, every chick survived! In fact, the 25+1 turned out to be 28. We did get the green gel-like stuff to feed them initially and also made sure to follow the instructions exactly. Of the 13 I kept (rest were rehomed with friends and co-workers once they got to be a few months), all made it to adulthood and show no signs of medical issues. I'd say I've had good luck so far. Hopefully yours will turn out as well!
     
  3. foursons13

    foursons13 Out Of The Brooder

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    I ordered from Mcmurray. They shipped all the way to Alaska in May they are all still alive. They actually sent me two extras. I didn't order the extra gel or vitamins at all and they are all healthy and happy. It s been fun trying to identify them. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Aug 9, 2011
  4. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Love McMurray hatcheries. Never had any problems at all. Beautiful healthy chicks. Never lost one.
     
  5. jarvis

    jarvis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yay !!![​IMG]
     
  6. shepan2

    shepan2 Out Of The Brooder

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    I ordered 25, rcvd 27 and all but one survived and are happy 5 month old hens (my one free rare breed ia very nice rooster...)...I would order from mcmurrays again. Good luck with your peeps!
     
  7. chickensinwasillaAK

    chickensinwasillaAK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've ordered from them for two years and never had a problem of any magnitude. I did get some black stars that were on the small side for chicks, I called them and they credited me for them. I shiped them all the way to Anchorage, eveery one arrived on this last batch of 75.

    Other hatcheries tend to be cheaper for the common birds but McMurray lets you mix and match which is great for them.
     
  8. jarvis

    jarvis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    CANT STAND ALL THIS WAITING !!!!!!!!!!! lol ..




    hoped theyed be here yesterday ... still aint here today !!!!!

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