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Tractor Supply Chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Ilovemyladies!, Feb 16, 2012.

  1. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chick Days are almost here [​IMG] and my DH told me we Need more chickens WT... I am in soo much trouble. lol
     
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  2. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can go to www.tractorsupply.com and enter "chick days" in search to see choices . However, I have 3 TSC close to home (2 within a 10 min drive) [​IMG] and I found last year that each of these stores get different breeds in, on different days of the week. They never know ahead which breed(s) they will get in on their delivery day or if they will be SL, Pullets or Straight Run. If you want a specific breed or sex find out what day of the week your store gets their delivery and what time they will get them into the store and be there ready. [​IMG] [​IMG] If they don't have what you want, check back on the next delivery day of next week or find another TSC to track.
    Happy Hunting [​IMG]
     
  3. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    The TSC's local to me generally have both pullets and straight run chicks available. As long as you purchase from a pullet's only bin, you have a better chance of getting only hens. Keep in mind though, that unless you are getting a breed that is gender visible at hatch (sex links & barred rocks), there is still a 10% chance that there will be a gender error.

    TSC used to be a free for all so it was possible for a customer to pick up a chick from a straight run bin and put it down in a pullet bin and the next unsuspecting customer would get a cockerel thinking it was a pullet. Last year TSC cordoned off the bins and only allowed employees to handle them so hopefully that cut down on the instance of this happening.
     
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  4. AHDCST

    AHDCST Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Stay out of Tractor Supply. You know you get enough chicks from me to stay in trouble.You don't need anymore!
     
  5. rottiesrme51

    rottiesrme51 Out Of The Brooder

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    tsc only has baby chicks. l've already been to my guy and came home with 16 fuzzy butts!!! can't resist those little babies. l'm not done yet either. l get the fever this time every
    year. ha ha ha ha plus what l'm hoping will hatch sunday ( 12 ).
     
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2012
  6. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I checked at our TSC and Chick Days will start next Wednesday. They will also have baby ducks available during chick days. [​IMG]
     
  7. chickenbarn-gal

    chickenbarn-gal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    - WARNING -
    don't go to TSC during chick days when you're not going to buy a chick.
    Or else you might just end up coming home with more passengers then you expected [​IMG] hahahah, it always happened to me! xD​
     
  8. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just wish that they had a list posted of their breed schedule. :(
     
  9. Moonkit

    Moonkit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No danger of that here.. I've gone to the TSC on the day they get the delivery and they're always sold out.
     
  10. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I am exactly the same....so right now I have 3 bators running, a silkie on eggs, an order coming in July, one coming next week and 8 1 week old BR's in the brooder! AND I want some GC's from TSC!!! [​IMG]
     

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