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New chicks from McMurray

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by happyhensny, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. happyhensny

    happyhensny Brown Barns Farm

    Called McMurray Friday to see when they thought the chicks would hatch out. They said Saturday. My local post office said not to expect them until Monday so, I drove to Virginia with my DH to pick up a motorcycle. We ended up getting back much earlier Sunday than we thought so I checked my messages and there was two calls from the big hub post office telling me the chicks are there and to get them today or wait till tomorrow to go to my local office. NOW NOW!! Drove right over, staff were wonderful, checked the box. All looked good except for 1 little black silkie. Came right home to a warm brooder, did the dip and sip, and watched. Well, the little black one passed a few hours later [​IMG] but the other 27 are great. Eating, drinking. So, in all they were fine to deal with. Added 3 extra "peanuts" and a hot pack.
  2. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2009
    Western North Carolina
    They are beautiful. Good luck with them.
  3. Robin L

    Robin L Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 12, 2008
    aw how cute! sorry about your black one tho
  4. Missouri Maiden

    Missouri Maiden Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2009
    Southwest Missouri
    Good Luck! [​IMG]
  5. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    Congrats. They are beautiful. [​IMG]
  6. debakadeb

    debakadeb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2008
    SW Indiana
    They're so cute -- and so much FUN. [​IMG] I want more, more, more. I'm hoping I get the rest of mine tomorrow. It's going to be so much fun watching them grow up [​IMG]
  7. Kezzie

    Kezzie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2009
    Coastal Georgia
    They are beautiful! I got mine from McMurray today too!! All alive and well.

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