Whoops I did it again

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jacilee, Mar 11, 2015.

  1. jacilee

    jacilee In the Brooder

    Jun 4, 2014
    Ok, I admit this is my fault [​IMG]. Last year hubby fell prey to chick days, so we went home with 6 chicks that I picked out, I managed to pick 1 roo and 5 hens and keep them all alive first year out.

    So over the weekend chick days got here and I was looking at them, I was considering getting some banty chicks but didn't because I didn't want to mess with babies again right now. Well I told hubby about looking and he said he knew a guy that had some chicks, Orphingtons, buff like the ones we already have, he called, we went and I bought them, all of them. 14 chicks, about 6-7 weeks old, all female.

    So since I picked on hubby for his purchase, I will poke fun at myself as well, lol.

    First years chicks; 1 year old
    Mr. Man and his harem

    My impulse buy from the weekend, at least some of them.


    I had no plans for chicks this year, I don't need more chickens, we have plenty with the 6 we have, blah blah. Oops, lol. I guess they are like potato chips, once you have a few you want more, lol.
  2. FrankA

    FrankA In the Brooder

    Mar 8, 2015
    Long Island NY
    I love them! They're so cute!!
  3. song of joy

    song of joy Crowing

    Apr 22, 2012
    Central Pennsylvania
    I understand completely. I have enough chickens. I have 10 dozen eggs in the refrigerator right now!

    I was in TSC last week during chick days. Before we went in the store I made my daughter swear she would not let me buy any chicks, especially the adorable bantams. It worked!
    Then I went home and ordered hatching eggs to try a new breed. [​IMG]
  4. ORChickFam

    ORChickFam Chirping

    Feb 16, 2015
    Oregon Coast
    But they are so insanely adorable!
  5. flynnberry

    flynnberry Hatching

    Mar 11, 2015
    Hi I'm new to this website and I don't know how to use this and I would like to write a post but it won't let me [​IMG][​IMG] I need help ASAP [​IMG]
  6. jacilee

    jacilee In the Brooder

    Jun 4, 2014
    I told my son to not let his dad buy any this year. I wasn't worried about me buying because I have willpower. HA!! I guess I should have grounded myself as well.
  7. jacilee

    jacilee In the Brooder

    Jun 4, 2014
    I saw one of the young ones taking a dust bath earlier, it is so cute. Although watching the big fatties roll around is amazing, how can they twist like that?
  8. woodlandsprite

    woodlandsprite Chirping

    Jul 29, 2014
    Days Creek,Oregon
    Awww, I fell prey to Chick Days as well....They are really cute...And SHHHHHH, I have an order of 15 chicks coming.....
  9. PapaChaz

    PapaChaz Crowing

    May 25, 2010
    NW Georgia
    looks like you got it!

    I will suggest going up to the learning center button and clicking it, as well as read all the FAQ (frequently asked questions) hopefully that will help get you started!

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