The chicks are here

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mpgo4th, Aug 7, 2014.

  1. mpgo4th

    mpgo4th Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Post office called at 7:30 this morning. Our newest addition is a dozen assorted silkies.
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    They can from Ideal poultry. This is the second time I've ordered from them and both times the birds arrived alive and healthy.
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    It looks like we got white, black, buff, red, blue and partridge. We plan to keep 5-6 hens and a rooster. I hope to use them to sit on my white rock eggs. I'm brooding them in our new bantam coop I build.
     
  2. GulfBamaChick

    GulfBamaChick Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]Congratulations on your cute littles!
     
  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Oh Happy Day!!!!!! Enjoy those new babies!
     
  4. emma p

    emma p Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aww! they are so cute! I want chicks... [​IMG] Silkies are great!
     
  5. mpgo4th

    mpgo4th Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone else gotten their bird early from ideal? Both times I've ordered I received at shipping email the day before the hatch date. They were supposed to hatch on the 6th but shipped in the 5th. I got them the morning of the 7th in VA from Texas. Not complaining just thought it was odd.
     

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