Uh Oh... Silkieluver_07 and SunAngel's chick order

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by silkieluver_07, Dec 29, 2008.

  1. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    It's around that time of year when you evaluate your current flock and decide what new breeds/younger chickens that you would like come springtime. SunAngel and I plan on ordering from Ideal again this year. Here's our lists...we both are going to need more coops haha. [​IMG]

    SunAngel's order:

    Straight Run
    3 Porcelain d'Uccle Bantams
    3 Self Blue d'Uccle Bantams
    3 Blue Mille Fleur d'Uccle Bantams
    2 Self Blue Silkie Bantams
    2 Red Silkie Bantams
    2 Gray Silkie Bantams

    2 Partridge Cochin Standard
    2 Silver Laced Cochin Standard
    2 Barred Cochin Standard
    2 Red Cochin Standard
    2 Speckled Sussex
    2 Spangled Russian Orloff
    2 Welsummer
    2 Delaware
    2 Black Australorp

    My Order:

    5 Welsummer
    5 Rhode Island Whites
    4 Black Australorps
    5 Silver Laced Wyandotte
    5 Red Sexlink
    5 Gold Sexlink

    2 Welsummer

    Straight Run
    3 Black Rosecomb Bantams
    6 Self Blue Silkie Bantams

    [​IMG] We're in trouble. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jan 2, 2009
  2. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    [​IMG] Ideal is gonna love you guys !!!!
  3. Chicken Woman

    Chicken Woman Incredible Egg

    Oct 16, 2008
    I want some wellsummers but I can't get over 4 pullets and my pet chicken doesn't sell wellsummers !!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  4. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    Quote:Put a post in the BST - chicks and see if anyone in your area wants to put in an order with you !!
  5. rachel

    rachel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    I just checked MPC, and it looks like they WILL have welsummers for 2009, so you can get your 4, chicken woman!
  6. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    Does MPC sell sexed silkies?
  7. Msbear

    Msbear Fancy Banties

    May 8, 2008
    Sharpsburg, MD.
    Yayyyy!!! Sgt. Pepper's gonna have some buddies [​IMG]

    I wish I could get some egg layers. ...don't have the room... so I just have banties.. EVERYWHERE!!
  8. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    Quote:This is what I was told last spring when I was going to buy some from them, The told me they would sex them for extra $$ and if I got any roosters they would refund me, I never got any from them so not sure how right they are (I found some of better quality from a breeder in my area)

    Also if you do call you should ask them since you cant really sex a silkie in till its 5-7 months if they will still refund your money that late.
  9. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    I'll be sure to ask because I know silkies are one of the hardest to sex.
  10. SunAngel

    SunAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    Yay, chickies!! [​IMG]

    Are you going to call to place the order Friday or next week? I emailed Ideal 2 weeks ago and the woman that responded told me to place my order anytime after the first, the earlier the better though.

    I think we are going to have real fun trying to figure out which is which when the order arrives lol

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