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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Suburban chick farmer 09, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. Suburban chick farmer 09

    Suburban chick farmer 09 Songster

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  2. Suburban chick farmer 09

    Suburban chick farmer 09 Songster

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    Is it just me or does that seem like a bad idea?
     
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  3. briana1975

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    That is strange.
     
  4. M@M@2four

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    That is bizarre...while it seems like an interesting idea, I don't think it's very smart on the sellers end to be selling chicks, risking them catching some sort of illness/disease while away from his/her house and then returned. Birds can be carriers of sickness as well...to have all sorts of chicks away and then brought back from all over is just WAY too risky!!! Besides this! $5/chick isn't a deal...and even if you get $2 back, $3 isn't that great either...I don't personally like the idea just because it's too risky! [​IMG]
     
  5. KattyKillFish

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    Mar 8, 2009
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    I'd do it but keep them separate from my main flock. I don't think it's a bad idea if you give them the proper care, but i certainly wouldn't "rent" chicks out to just anyone!

    a petting zoo with a good reputation maybe.
     
  6. chick'n'run

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    it says "take home and keep them for as long as you like" could that mean forever? but $5 is a bit expensive for a chick!
     
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  7. DonnaBelle

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    I for one think that's a really dumb idea.

    These are live little beings and need to be taken care of and treated properly... How would you know they were being taken care of.... I would be sooooo worried about them. And one all alone without little buddies?? EEkkk.

    You couldn't make enough money to mess with this, think of all the people, etc. you would have to deal with. Not to mention the stress on the chicks.

    Did you notice, they had the chicks on newpaper, no paper towels, etc?

    People nowadays don't give enough thought to the well being of God's creatures.

    I say, no, no, no.


    DonnaBelle
     
  8. cmom

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    I wouldn't do it.
     
  9. Beauregard

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    Sounds like he wants some one to pay to raise chickens for him.
     

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