Just ordered our first chicks!!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by black_fx_35, May 16, 2010.

  1. black_fx_35

    black_fx_35 Out Of The Brooder

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    Mar 26, 2010
    Charlotte, NC
    Soooooo excited....wifey and I just ordered our first chicks from My Pet Chicken....we have a ship date of July 26th, which means we have to get started on building our coop!


    As far as the chicks are concerned, we ordered eight. These were the parameters that we were using:

    1. Calm and docile (we have a two year old daughter)
    2. Good egg layers
    3. As my wife says, a "pretty" egg basket
    4. Interesting color/looking chickens

    Ok, drum roll please.....these are the chicks we ordered:

    1. Barred Rock
    2. Salmon Faverolles
    3. Blue Cochin
    4. Buff Orpington
    5. Buff laced polish
    6. Easter Egger
    7. Golden Laced Wyandotte
    8. Silver Cockoo Maran

    So....how did we do??? We will be building The Garden Coop, fyi...
     
  2. chick4chicks

    chick4chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2008
    N.E. Pa.
    Sounds like a nice mix. Hope you enjoy the chicks as much as i do . Good luck. and [​IMG]
     
  3. black_fx_35

    black_fx_35 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks so much....I am sure we will! Now the countdown begins....only what....70 or so days???
     
  4. D'Angelo N Va.

    D'Angelo N Va. Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2009
    OMG. welcome and before you know it, those days will be upon you. There is nothing more exciting than ordering those first chicks. I am so happy for you. Good Luck. can't wait to see some pictures.
     

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