Mix Up at our Local Feed Store

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by FMAFarms, Apr 13, 2011.

  1. FMAFarms

    FMAFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our local feed store has been around for almost 100 years. In addition to feed, it sells vegetable seed, maple syruping supplies, and locally produced honey, syrup, and soaps... plus these fabulous old-time hard candies by Claey's -- lemon, apple, horehound, etc. for $1.50 a bag! My kids saved up their money and asked me to go buy several bags for them today. I needed more pine shavings anyway, so I went. The owner boxed up the kids' candy in the original shipping box, and look what somehow made it into the box:

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    I just can't figure out how that happened. Guess I'll keep her! [​IMG]
     
  2. homesteadinmama

    homesteadinmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Too cute, I'd take that over a lolly pop [​IMG]
     
  3. mmaddie's mom

    mmaddie's mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks like a little Horehound to me [​IMG]
     
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  4. danielle82

    danielle82 A Good Egg

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    candy and a chick? sounds like my kind of box!
     
  5. Silverose

    Silverose Out Of The Brooder

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    it's like a free prize in the crackerjack box! but better and cuter!
     
  6. llaaadyel

    llaaadyel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh I am totally going to use that excuse the next time I go to the store and want to come home with a cute chick. Sorry honey, I have no idea how it got in there but now we will just have to keep it.

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  7. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Haha! [​IMG]
     
  8. jadekat

    jadekat Out Of The Brooder

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    Cute! What breed is it?
     
  9. FMAFarms

    FMAFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's a little Barred Rock pullet. She is just the sweetest little thing! She loved cuddling in my hands, and in my two middle sons' hands, and when I put her in the brooder with our 1-week-old and 2-week-old Marans chicks, only one quickly pecked her, and the next thing I know, they arranged themselves around her protectively (that's her with the big cream spot on her head, by the waterer) and in a few minutes, they were all fast asleep!

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  10. zengrrl

    zengrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    and to think I always just got candy! Maybe it was free with purchase did you check the small print??
     

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