WHO IS EXPECTING APRIL CHICKS?????

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by realsis, Mar 30, 2016.

  1. dgibson0604

    dgibson0604 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]Five days till my eggs hatch will be 4 tonight[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. krazychickylady

    krazychickylady Out Of The Brooder

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    I have chicks coming on wed.!! so excited!! I have 4 EE, 4 buff orpingtions, and 4 barred rocks. :)
     
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  3. FlyWheel

    FlyWheel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks, I found one on Amazon, I AssUMe that you just use a thermometer to find the best numerical setting?
     
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  4. Jensownzoo

    Jensownzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope. I used chick behavior. They'll tell you if it's too hot or too cold for them if you watch.
     
  5. wildchickenmom

    wildchickenmom Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] Mine arrived last night! And of course we are having super unseasonably cold weather right now (-25 C overnight) Not the greatest to bring home some new chicks.... It's our first foray into having chickens and I have to say, they are so darn cute!
    I have 16 Bielefelders. 12 girls and 4 boys. 
     
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  6. poodlechicks

    poodlechicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have ordered mine from MurrayMcMurray. They had an offer of 15 ornamental layers and I wanted to try different breeds. You don't have the choice of sex when it comes to the free chick, so I declined.
    It's very nice that Meyer sends a free chick for eggs to be donated to charity. And what a great choice of name for yours![​IMG]
     
  7. poodlechicks

    poodlechicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Orpingtons come in many different colors but not all are recognized. I actually don't know if the white is, but it is very pretty. I'm still on the lookout for English Orpingtons in my area. I'd love to get another lavender and a jubilee.
     
  8. poodlechicks

    poodlechicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got mine at Walmart. You can override the timer w the sunbeam. I encourage you to read the "mama heating pad in the brooder" . There are loads of info and a lot of people who have used this method sharing their experience
     
  9. Jenna14Chicken

    Jenna14Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did you get your chicks today? Good luck with them I'm getting mine in 3 weeks.
     
  10. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    so do your chicks ship on the 20th? mine ship out next Monday!! which is April 11th.I'm so excited. I'm praying they all arrive alive and healthy!! I ordered in January. it's been a long wait! :)
     

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