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What chicks did you start out with?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by amartinlb, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. amartinlb

    amartinlb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What chick breeds did everybody start out with? Here in NJ we have to buy a minimum of 6 (though if we shop there again we can buy less) and because of that I now have 23 chicks....and I only intended on keeping maybe 8 max LOL! [​IMG]

    Here's what I currently have, all are pullets except for one of the ameraucanas:
    6 Ameraucana mutts
    4 Cuckoo Marans (feather legged)
    2 RIR
    1 Delaware
    3 Gold Laced Wyandottes
    3 Silver Laced Wyandottes
    2 Barred Plymouth Rocks
    2 Buff Orpington

    I have to eventually sell or give away about half of them!!!

    -Anna
     
  2. amarook

    amarook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I started with 10 RIRs.
    I got them from a lady who had ordered 300 for a feed store.
    Then the feed store canceled their chick day on her, and she was stuck. I wanted dual purpose birds, so I was pleased with that find.

    Then last week I fell hook line and sinker for 6 Buff orpingtons. [​IMG]
     
  3. Jen4

    Jen4 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 7, 2008
    Munfordville, KY
    This is our 1st time with chicks...
    We have 32. 26 Buff Orpington, 3 RIR'S and 3 assorted Bantams. They are 3 weeks old today, we got them with they where 3 days old. [​IMG]

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