Tomorrow is the day! **Update! Lost chicks!**

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MOChickenz, Sep 9, 2010.

  1. MOChickenz

    MOChickenz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, some of you know that I managed to kill almost 60 chicks this summer through my own stupidity. I am now armed with brand spanking new BYC information, and tomorrow is baby chick day!

    I built a brooder that I hope is completely impenetrable. It has a locking latch, is 3.5 feet by 5 feet by 2 feet high, and has 2 foot long legs to keep it off the ground. I also painted it red on the outside for pretty's sake.

    There are three heat lamps spaced around the coop, one over the brooder.

    And I got rid of the chicken killing dog. Wish me luck!

    ****update. My chicks are lost! They did not arrive at the post office! It is 64 degrees!!!! Eeek!***
     
    Last edited: Sep 10, 2010
  2. KimberlyJ

    KimberlyJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good Luck!!!
     
  3. chicknerd

    chicknerd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Best of luck! You will do great!
     
  4. buildingmyark

    buildingmyark Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good Luck! I know you must be very excited about the new arrivals!
     
  5. JROOSTER

    JROOSTER Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] GOOD LUCK!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. rubytaurus

    rubytaurus New Egg

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    I think you have done good job.Keep doing!
     
  7. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    If at first you don't succeed. Make brooders and coops like Fort Knox!

    Congrats.
     
  8. Highlander

    Highlander Tartan Terror

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    I wish you and your new arrivals all the best.
     
  9. MOChickenz

    MOChickenz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for all the luck! I am waiting for the post office to call!
     
  10. bigdogmom130

    bigdogmom130 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my goodness - I hope you get them soon! Keep us posted.
     

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