So my chicks are ready to sell.. And I'm having problems!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by SangaChicken, Jun 22, 2009.

  1. SangaChicken

    SangaChicken Songster

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    I buy hatchery chicks, fancy little purebred assortments and raise them up in the summer camp we run on the farm. Then, when they're 12 to 14 weeks old, I sell them on Craigslist or at through the Co-Op to urban chicken owners in Memphis or the more traditional farmers.. whoever comes along. Well, it's time to sell.. I've got about 22, some of which I hatched from eggs I got on here..

    And I'm finding the most ridiculous reasons to NOT sell. "Well, that was my first hatch.. I'll keep her." Or.. "I'm just not sure a new home will appreciate 'Cuddles' love of Strawberries.. better keep her.."

    I don't want to let ANY of them go. This has never happened before! Help, someone talk me into selling my babies!
     
  2. sunnibunny99

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    Err......


    What if they DONT appreciate her love of Strawberries? Maybe you should just keep them.... [​IMG]
     
  3. txbioteacher

    txbioteacher Chirping

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    The more you find wonderful homes for, the more room you have to bring in more babies to love next time! Share the happiness they bring you with others! [​IMG]

    (I know it's *way* easier said than done!!!)
     
  4. lesterlu

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    Sanga,

    i feel your pain-i am in the same boat!
     
  5. tomato lady

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    I know how you feel. I find it difficult even to share with my son-in-law. I am going to keep all of mine. I bought more so I would have some to share.
     
  6. ARchick

    ARchick In the Brooder

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    Hey, I'm only about 15 miles from Memphis. What kind you got for sale?? Not like I need anymore but just curious.
     
  7. cochinbantam-lover

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    Awwwwwwwwwwwwwww just keep them! Sell them next year, [​IMG]
     
  8. Chickenaddict

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    I have the same problem every time i hatch a batch. It does get a bit easier but not much. I still get too attatched to a few and wind up keeping them. I vote keep em!!!
     

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