Packing Peanuts!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by cochinbantam-lover, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. cochinbantam-lover

    cochinbantam-lover Songster

    May 1, 2009
    Wisconsin
    I was just wondering why some get 7 and some only get 1 or 2 , is there any reason for the diff?

    Thanks!
     
  2. chickenbottom

    chickenbottom Songster

    Dec 30, 2008
    hollister, florida
    well it depends on the amount you purchase
     
  3. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Also depends upon how many the hatchery needs to get rid of.
     
  4. cochinbantam-lover

    cochinbantam-lover Songster

    May 1, 2009
    Wisconsin
    When someone said they got 7 I was just surprized at there being that many, and jealous, nah just kidding! [​IMG]
     
  5. chickenbottom

    chickenbottom Songster

    Dec 30, 2008
    hollister, florida
    well they prob didnt order that many to begin with but most of the times packing peanuts are little roos
     
  6. Iceblink

    Iceblink Songster

    Last time I got 13 packing peanuts, EE roos. This time I got 6 BR roos as packing peanuts. Last time it was November, this time it was the middle of June. I think the temp and time of the year have something to do with it.
     
  7. cochinbantam-lover

    cochinbantam-lover Songster

    May 1, 2009
    Wisconsin
    That all makes sense! Thankyou guys!
     
  8. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

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    Yup, all depends upon how many chicks you ordered in the first place! They like to put in at least 25-30 in a box for warmth... and more during cold months.
     
  9. ARchick

    ARchick In the Brooder

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    I ordered 11 chicks & Ideal gave me 6 RIR roos for packing peanuts. [​IMG]
     

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