Who else took the chick plunge! (Pics on post 101)

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by yoie, Jan 16, 2012.

  1. yoie

    yoie Songster

    I finally ordered my chicks for this year today [​IMG] Anyone else have some fluffies coming soon!! I promised my DH I would take it easy and not order to many, we wanted to double our currently flock of 15 chickens and 4 ducks, but...you know how chicken math works [​IMG] . I ended up ordering 31+ chicks, 4 ducks, and 2 geese. I just couldn't help myself so I have two orders coming, one from Ideal and one from Mt. Healthy.
    So here's what I am getting [​IMG]
    Ideal Order:
    1 Ideal 236 pullet, 1 Production Black pullet, 1 Silver Penciled Hamburg pullet, 1 Golden Lakenvelder pullet, 1 Black SexLink pullet, 1 Speckled Sussex pullet, 1 Rhode Island Red pullet, 1 Delaware pullet, 1 Barnevelder pullet, 1 Silver Laced Wyandotte pullet, 5 Ameraucanas (AKA Easter Eggers) pullets, 1 Easter Egger male, 1 Blue Swedish duck female, 1 Khaki Campbell duck female, 1 Snowy Mallard duck female, 1 Rouen duck female, 1 Brown African goose female, and 1 Gray Saddleback Pomeranian goose female.
    Mt. Healthy Order:
    5 Ameraucanas (Easter Eggers) pullets, 9 Dixie Rainbow pullets, and 1 Dixie Rainbow male.
    Now to get our new coops built for our little fluffies coming, good thing they aren't arriving til February 29th, that gives us a little time at least.
     
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  2. madamwlf

    madamwlf Nevermore Acres

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    My chicks will hopefully be shipping March 5th. I got English Orps and Blue Marans coming from Fancy Chick. So excited!
     
  3. CarrieW

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    I have 5 Black Copper Marans, 10 Easter Eggers, 5 Rhode Island Reds and 5 Salmon Faverolles shipping Feb 27th from My Pet Chicken. Let the fun begin (again)!
     
  4. crystal195655

    crystal195655 Chirping

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    I have 2 Light Brahmas, 2 Barred Rock, 1 Buff Orp, 1 Speckled Sussex, 1 black sex link, 1 red Sex link all coming on Jan.30 Woot Woot, can't wait I am so excited!
     
  5. IslandCrow

    IslandCrow Chirping

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    Hoping to get my order of sumatra's around the end of feb, cant wait for the lil puffballs!
     
  6. jeepchick

    jeepchick Songster

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    I took the plunge in December and recieved my 2 dozen pullet chicks Dec 24th......and just placed an order for 25 black australop pullet day olds and 2 roos to be delivered next Wednesday from Ideal Poultry [​IMG] Not to mention the itty bitties that are in the bator hehehe
     
  7. Bernard P. Fife

    Bernard P. Fife In the Brooder

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    I got 18 chicks back in the middle of November: 5 Easter Eggers, 4 Golden-laced and 4 Silver-laced Wyandottes, 3 Dominiques, and 2 Delawares. We're still 18 for 18 and hoping for the best for one of our little EE's that's a scissor beak. Although my wife probably wouldn't approve, I've been looking at some hatcheries and getting the itch! :D
     

  8. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Psshh, I'm doing it the true addict's way -


    I've got about 38 eggs in the incubator right now, due to hatch in a couple weeks.

    I'm setting another 41 eggs in another week.


    Chicks galore. Right at home. [​IMG]


    (for those curious, the eggs are various frizzled and/or mottled Easter Eggers, Polish, Olive Eggers, and Araucanas)
     
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  9. Bernard P. Fife

    Bernard P. Fife In the Brooder

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    I would love to hatch my own and my daughters would go nuts! One day I'll get there! BTW I absolutely LOVE your pic!! Are those from your hens?
     
  10. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Yep [​IMG] Working on adding to the green collection - Making a link between green and dark brown. I don't have those really nice super dark greenish ones yet.
     

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