P.O. Called This AM!

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by ColbyNTX, Dec 9, 2010.

  1. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2009
    Woods, TX
    The PO called at 7:23 this morning and said we have a peeping box for you to pick up! I got my first order of red broilers from Ideal today. They shipped yesterday afternoon and were here this morning so the chicks all looked great. I live in Texas only about 3 1/2 hours from them. I ordered only 15 red broilers so they put in 10 "peanuts". I don't have a clue what they are except they will be white. Do any of you have a clue?

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  2. Brunty_Farms

    Brunty_Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a cool little brooder... what is it? Homemade, bought?
     
  3. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2009
    Woods, TX
    It is a GQF brooder. I really like it and keep it in my office with my incubators and hatchers. I have a 5 gal auto watering system with it and the feed trays go on the outside the whole leingth so there is no poop and very little spilled. I have the little feeder in there today because this is the first time they have ever eaten. I only keep them in there for a few days to a week then they go to my barn with my big brooder.
     
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  4. Raen

    Raen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I read the thread title and thought...PO, PO, what could that stand for? The only thing I could think of was parole officer! Glad it was the post office.
     
  5. CDennis

    CDennis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't believe mine were ever that small!! They are five weeks tomorrow. As for packing peanuts I couldn't tell ya, I ordered 30 and got 31 happy healthy red broilers. Its amazing to me the idea of packing peanuts, free birds. I love it! [​IMG] Did they charge you a ton for shipping? I thought mine was really reasonable I think around nine bucks.
     
  6. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2009
    Woods, TX
    Quote:It was only an extra $7.00 for a small order. I ordered only 15 broilers because I didn't want to feed too many and winter housing is different. Now I have these 10 extras! Oh well
     
  7. ndemerly

    ndemerly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    maybe cornish x pullets? I know they sell them for less than the cockerels. Haha, the only breed that roosters sell for more.

    EDIT: Or they could be male red sex links.
     
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  8. SteveH

    SteveH Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 10, 2009
    West/Central IL
    Quote:CX pullets would be too good a deal , my luck they would be Leghorn males [​IMG]
     
  9. Ibicella

    Ibicella Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like CX's to me, but you will know for sure within a few days!

    Do let us know what they end up being. [​IMG]
     
  10. fl_deb

    fl_deb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dang! I thought she meant "police office" called her this morning! And then thinking why don't people just leave us chicken loving people alone.

    So glad it was good news!
     

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