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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Badhbh, Feb 7, 2008.

  1. Badhbh

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    2 sex links, 2 Ameracuana, 2 Mille Fluer D'Uccles, 2 porcelain D'Uccles, 2 partridge silkies and 2 white silkies! TOO CUTE! I swear, it's cute overload. I have them in a box with a heat lamp in the back room at work. Temp is at 95* and they're drinking, and all trying to get in the feeder at one time. I can identify the troublemakers already. One of the Mille Fleurs is the shy retiring type I hope, and not ill. Pictures after i get home this evening. They all arrived fine and happy. The lady at the post office called and said how cute they were, and could I come pick them up? lol. I got to the lobby and all I could hear was PEEPPEEPPEPPEPPEEPEEP!!!! They were very loud. The folks in line let me cut to pick them up [​IMG] A spanish speaking man in line told me how beautiful they were. [​IMG] And now my co workers are all sneaking back one at a time to coo over them.
    ::happydance::
     
  2. I am glad they made it ok for you. Where did you order them from?
     
  3. Badhbh

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    I got them from Ideal. They all made it. I am worried about the one Mille Fluer though. She's just sitting there. The rest are being rambunctious, but she's hanging out under the lamp. Shes not lethargic, just not uppity. She throws a fit when I pick her up.
     
  4. Did you try sugar water for them? Might not hurt to add a little sugar.
     
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    Badhbh what day did Ideal tell you was going to be the shipping date? I have a ship date for next wed. the 13th just wondering if they will make it in 1 or 2 days.
     
  6. Badhbh

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    They have the electrolyte mix in their water. I looked at little Floppy girl, and there's something goingon with her vent.. it doesn't look like poop on it, it looks like a scab?

    They said that they were shipping on Wednesday, but the PO said that they shipped on Monday. (?) It's weird. I'll look at the box next time I go back there and see what the ship date was.
     
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    Update: Whatever it was on little Floppy's butt is now gone. WEIRD. She seems to be perking up a little.
     
  9. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    Oh yeah, definite cuteness overload there.
     
  10. tomsgonefishin

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    Mine should be here tomorrow morning from Ideal. They shipped on Wed.
    2 gold sex links, 1 Americauna, 1 Delaware, 1 Australorp, 7 cornish X for warmth. [​IMG]
     

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