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They're here! They're here!!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by BeckyLa, Mar 14, 2007.

  1. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    N. Louisiana
    Dh's order of 25 Americauna chicks arrived this morning all safe and sound from Meyer Hatchery. Those little puffy faces are soo cute!! Already they are playing in their sandbox!

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  2. Backyard Buddies

    Backyard Buddies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    Orange County, CA
    Awwww! So adorable! I especially love the little owl faced one in the last picture.

    Congrats!
     
  3. slystr

    slystr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mar 11, 2007
    Dallas TX
    adorable! what is the sand box?
     
  4. Foghorn

    Foghorn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow! Nice color mix! My university offers these as eggs for hatching. I think maybe I should consider these. Congrats!
     
  5. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    CUTE! I love little "Owl Face", too! [​IMG]
     
  6. bayouchica

    bayouchica Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    Aww there are so cute [​IMG] Becky congrats!!! I want some babies!!! [​IMG]

    Enjoy your little ones [​IMG] Miriam
     
  7. chickenranchwife

    chickenranchwife Chillin' With My Peeps

    They are so cute, mine will be here on Friday can't wait. Enjoy!
     
  8. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    N. Louisiana
    Thanks everyone! We're excited!

    Slystr, I put a pan of loose dirt mixed with sand in with the chicks. This gives them something to play in, they learn to dust bathe (which one was doing this evening) and if they need extra grit, it's there. They've had a ball in it today. I did take it out tonight when I saw they were eating it so they won't get impacted. I'll put it back tomorrow.
     

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