One week from today

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by columbiacritter, Mar 10, 2011.

  1. columbiacritter

    columbiacritter Songster

    Jun 7, 2008
    Scappoose Oregon
    sigh.... one week form today my new fuzzies should finally be here. It's soooooo long to wait.........[​IMG]
  2. mommyofthreewithchicks

    mommyofthreewithchicks Songster

    Jun 25, 2010
    Sit on your hands... Look at chick pictures... Sit on you hands some more... Get the brooder ready... Look at more chick pictures... Sit on your hands- And of course get really excited as they are almost here.

    What ever you do DON'T buy more chicks [​IMG] Because then when they do come you will be over run with chicks! I did a lot of this last year and now that I have an incubator I have to hide it so I don't keep touching it or opening the lid to listen and see if any are pipping. Terribly hard for kids and I swear even harder as a mom with three asking when the chicks/ducklings will be here.
  3. chicnchsr

    chicnchsr In the Brooder

    Mar 5, 2011
    I feel your pain!! Mine won't be here until April 11th. The wait is killing me!! I'm tempted to go to Tractor Supply and get some instant gratification [​IMG]
  4. gmendoza

    gmendoza Songster

    Mar 23, 2010
    Rock Hill,SC
    We are waiting for our turkey poults and the packing peanuts. one more week!! [​IMG]
  5. BarnGoddess01

    BarnGoddess01 I [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]

    I love these kinds of posts!!! I'm putting eggs in the incubator for the first time on April 1. I don't know how I'll make it for the 21 days I'll have to wait after that!!!! Already have the incubator set up in my home office and the brooder ready to go in the basement - and I'm still 3 weeks away from eggs! [​IMG]
  6. columbiacritter

    columbiacritter Songster

    Jun 7, 2008
    Scappoose Oregon
    We already have the 1st dozen we hatched in one brooder in the basement. The DH is holding off on putting more eggs in the bator until they are outside since I have 25 coming from Ideal and they will fill up the other brooder. Lucky for my there isn't any TSC any where near here and my local feedstore didn't get in the turley poults they were expecting by the time I stopped by yesterday.

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