Post if you have chicks right now and/or waiting for some.

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Skitz, Jan 31, 2009.

  1. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    I have read almost the thread about "Raising chicks" and some other ones and I've looked that a lot of people have chicks today. Some are hatching their own and some are ordering their own. It looks like each year the world is filling up with more and more chickens don't you think? OK I want to know (and I know that y'all want to know too) who has chicks today or is getting some? and which breed? here are mine and luvchikies.

    LUVCHIKIES CHICKS

    30 Ideal 236 pullets
    1 frizzle (from DDD)


    JHONNYAKASKITTLES CHICKS

    5 black australorp
    5 buff orpington
    6 ameraucanas (Aurora's babies. see my page to know who is aurora)
    5 black sex-link
    3 delaware
    4 my white leghorn X - this is my own "breed" that I made which is a X or a mix whatever you want to call it
    2 frizzles (from DDD)

    I "BELIEVE" those are it, can't remeber with so much chicks! lol

    SO go ahead and show us what you got for 2009

    ATTENTION EVERYONE!!!! if you have chicks in the ages of 8-9wks old please post pics of them here in this link https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=149942 ITS REALLY IMPORTANT!
     
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  2. SunAngel

    SunAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    Silkieluver_07 and I are going in on an order from Ideal also. They should be here April 22nd (or sooner if they can fill the order before then).


    SunAngel's order:

    Straight Run
    3 Porcelain d'Uccle Bantams
    3 Self Blue d'Uccle Bantams
    6 Blue Mille Fleur d'Uccle Bantams
    2 Self Blue Silkie Bantams
    2 Red Silkie Bantams
    2 Gray Silkie Bantams

    Pullets
    2 Partridge Cochin Standard
    2 Silver Laced Cochin Standard
    2 Barred Cochin Standard
    2 Red Cochin Standard
    2 Speckled Sussex
    2 Salmon Faverolle
    2 Welsummer
    2 Light Brahma
    2 Black Australorp

    silkieluver_07s Order:

    Pullets
    5 Welsummer
    5 Rhode Island Whites
    4 Black Australorps
    5 Silver Laced Wyandotte
    5 Red Sexlink
    5 Gold Sexlink

    Straight Run
    3 Black Rosecomb Bantams
    6 Self Blue Silkie Bantams

    I think she changed her order a bit to include Buff and White Leghorns and Salmon Faverolles. I can't remember what else. My order originally had Delawares and Orloffs, but I changed my mind too lol.

    I currently have 13 one month old bantams, eggs in the bator due to hatch on Valentines day and have to pick up some chicks from silkieluver_07 that she just hatched lol. Oh and I think TSC will have their first round of chicks in on Valentines day, so I will be there seeing what I can snag!
     
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  3. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    Good combination [​IMG] I've always wanted d'Uccle chicks but Ideal didn't have them on the day luvchikies chicks supposed to be shipped. later on I will get some [​IMG] hope you post some pics so I can see when you get them k. My chicks are a week and 2 days old and some are a week old (frizzles)
     
  4. shelleyb1969

    shelleyb1969 Star Bright Farm

    Due to hatch Monday, I've got:
    6 White X White Frizzle Bantam Cochins
    3 Sizzles
    2 mutts

    In another incubator (set yesterday):
    24 Sizzles (plus at least a dozen more coming this week)
    2 Red Frizzle Bantam Cochin X Blue Bantam Orpington
    6 Blue/Black/Splash Bantam Orpington

    In brooders:
    2 Black Mottled Bantam Cochin
    1 Welsummer
    1 BLRW

    Youngsters:
    4 Delaware pullets
    1 Delahorn pullet
    2 Delaware roosters
    2 Black Australorp pullets
    1 Black Sex Link pullet
    3 gorgeous EE pullets
    1 Bantam Salmon Favorelle rooster

    On the way from hatcheries:
    2 Danish Brown Leghorn pullets
    3 Dominique pullets
    2 Dominique roosters

    And I'm always looking for more hatching eggs!
     
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  5. luvchikies

    luvchikies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah, those little 1week and 2 days old ones LOOK very preppy with their little tiny teenie weenie little tail. [​IMG]
     
  6. suenrob

    suenrob Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 22, 2008
    Ft. Myers, FL
    I just bought 15 4 day old leghorns from a local farmer. (They are 9 days old now and doing wonderful.) I also purchased 2 dozen RIR eggs from him that I put in the bator on the 27th. I'll go out and get some pictures later today [​IMG]
     
  7. luvchikies

    luvchikies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    shelleyb1969 I like your avatar! I hope you have a GREAT hatch on monday :f. Everybody has a lot of chicks except us. But one day I will have all the breeds in "my breed list" I have crossed about 20 of the list and need about 50 more lol [​IMG] . Sending you hatching vibes shelley [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. luvchikies

    luvchikies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    suenrob

    I bet those leghorns will be egg laying-machines! with LARGE eggs. I remember those RIR I had they looked funny when they were feathering out. They were yellow on the stomach and the little red feathers coming out of their crop [​IMG] . Sending you hatching vibes too [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. Skitz

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    Dipsy Doodle Doo, where ever you are please answer this. Do the frizzles have a 5th toe? or was that a deformity?
     
  10. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    Hatching vibes coming your way Shelleyb1969 and suenrob [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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