Why TSC is really the devil in disguise

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by lizrndiver, Mar 16, 2011.

  1. lizrndiver

    lizrndiver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Because I can't go there without buying more chicks. [​IMG]

    I took DH with to curb the temptation and he actually made it worse!!! [​IMG]

    I thought we might get ten, but nooooooooo...

    We left there with 30 more baby chicks. Mostly Isa Browns since we have quite a few regular egg customers. [​IMG]

    Good thing the only fancy chicks they had were bantams. Boy were the crested chicks adorable, not sure what kind but they had the little puff on the top of their head.

    I wonder at what point I become a hoarder?[​IMG]

    45 hens, 1 rooster, 51 7 week old chicks, and 30 3 day old chicks certainly couldn't count [​IMG]

    Liz
     
  2. begbfg

    begbfg Barnyard Beckie

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    Quote:Naw! Chicks are too small to hoard! You'd have to have thousands! [​IMG]
     
  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Quote:Whew! I'm gonna quote you on that!
     
  4. Cass

    Cass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's not hoarding, that's good business sense. You have customers. You need eggs. Eggs come from chickens. So you need more chickens. More chickens mean more eggs to sell. More eggs means you can supply more customers. Which means you'll need more chickens.... See where this is going? You are just a good business woman. And you can quote me on that.
     
  5. lizrndiver

    lizrndiver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah....safety in numbers. I will quote all of you!!

    Liz
     
  6. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    Good gracious, I hope there's another roo or 5 in the new batch. The one you have now is going to die happy but exhausted!
     
  7. lizrndiver

    lizrndiver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't worry about him. My 51 7 week olds I hatched myself. They are running true to genetic statistics and I think about half are cockerels.

    Since they are all dual purpose breeds, orpingtons and sussex, the "extras" will go to freezer boot camp. I did get a pair of Coronation sussex along with some coronation /light splits. If they are good quality I will breed them.

    I also have some BBS Ameracaunas and if one is a roo, I may keep him too.

    Liz
     
  8. Dobela

    Dobela Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sigh. Maybe you need to visit our TSC. THey are selling out the day the chicks arrive. We keep missing them and keep hearing about the people calling and waiting outside in a line for the store to open.
     
  9. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] [​IMG] I LIKE your thinking!!
     
    Last edited: Mar 17, 2011
  10. melodylee

    melodylee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:me too!! [​IMG] there was some red pullets but most bins were empty I want ducks!!! [​IMG]
     

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