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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Nicole01, Apr 28, 2011.

  1. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Why can I not be satisfied with what I have??? I NEED to have the Mille Fleur chick added to my flock. I want one sooooo badly and there is a new shipment coming tomorrow. Hubby asked me why I can't be satisfied with what we have. I only have 5, it's not like we have 100. We were origainally going to have two chicks and ended up with 5. What's one more 1/2 sized bird? We defiantly have enough room in the coop and run.

    Anyways, I'm going to the farm store to pick up my chick tomorrow.[​IMG] I hardly can wait. It's been a very long week since I've known they were coming. I need a chick mate for Annabelle, she is too small for the coop. The big girls will hopefully move into the coop this weekend if it's finished. They are 5 week olds and fully feathered. Hubby did agree to adding the Mille Fleur earlier this week, but he did change his mind.lol
     
  2. Chickenaddict

    Chickenaddict Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where do you get them from? Cedar is a hop skip and jump away from me [​IMG] I would definately get more then 1 just in case.

    ETA: We started out with a small amount about 6 years ago and now have 45 birds [​IMG]
     
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  3. MeowCluckBark

    MeowCluckBark Chicken Lickin' Good

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    You should get 2. They are soooo so tiny. My friend's Mille Fleur D'Uccle were about half the size of a credit card when they were 1 day old and now at 1 week they are about the size of the standard chicks at 1 day lol.
     
  4. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:I got all my chicks from Anoka Ramsey Farm and garden. They have a big selection of breeds and a new shipment every week. Unfortunately, the Mille Fleur was from the straight run. I pray I picked a pullet. The day old chick I picked out today has pretty good wing and foot feathers.
     
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  5. Caat

    Caat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:you ARE looking for support in your wanting to get more right???? If you are looking for help and support in NOT purchasing more well... you are a wee bit out of cluck err... luck and we may need to have an intervention!

    ETA: Wow my grammar sucks ,post fixed
     
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  6. Anianna

    Anianna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At this point, I am entirely happy with my five Delawares. However, I don't get out much and we will be out this weekend and I have no doubt that we'll stop ans see some chicks while we are out. I know we will all be oohing and ahhing and pointing out the ones we want. I wonder if we will be strong enough to resist!
     
  7. Chickenaddict

    Chickenaddict Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I got all my chicks from Anoka Farm and garden. They have a big selection of breeds and a new shipment every week. Unfortunately, the Mille Fleur was from the straight run. I pray I picked a pullet. The day old chick I picked out today has pretty good wing and foot feathers.

    OK thats what I thought, I pray u picked a pullet too! I was in there not tooo long ago lookin at the chicks and wanted the mottled cochins they had... there was a total of 4, one in which already had a rooster comb. I came home with the other 3 in hopes that at least 2 were pullets, Nope 2 boys and 1 girl [​IMG]
     
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  8. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    Chicken Math claims another one.

    Sooner or later They are going to notice and feel compelled to take steps.
     
  9. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    I wanted a millie fleur too, but since they are always sold straight run or un-sexed, I got 2. Same with my silkies, but they could all turn out to be roos in a few months. Good luck!
     
  10. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens

    Only 5 chickens? I see no reason not to get a few more! [​IMG] But you should definitely get more then one chick. When they are old enough to move into the coop it will be easier to integrate a few new birds instead of a single new bird. A lone new bird tends to get picked on more whereas a few takes the pressure off.
     

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