Woohoo!!! I'm a mom! Pics Posted

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by DFCottage, Mar 3, 2008.

  1. DFCottage

    DFCottage Songster

    Feb 17, 2008
    Montpelier, Virginia
    After my first order never arrived, the second shipment finally came today! I got a call from our letter carrier at 4:15, apparently some kind soul from the Richmond post office drove them up here so they wouldn't have to sit overnight there, and then our carrier called and offered to bring them over! I don't think I flew home as fast as I did today from work.. I'm sure I hit some illegal speeds, but there, in my mudroom, was a peeping box. Lost 3 during shipment, 2 were my OEG's. 1 is still alive, but just sorta there.. only 1 other was not doing well, poor thing can't even sit up. So those 2 are in the 'hospital' wing (separate Priority mail box!) and warming up. They both drink if I offer it to them, so there might be hope yet. Added some Quik Chick and a dab of sugar to the water, so crossing fingers for a full recovery. The rest are peeping, eating drinking, pooping, all that good stuff. I've nailed the loudest peeps down to 1 chick, who seems to have a glorious personality [​IMG] I'll post pics asap.

    Very relieved in Beaverdam, VA with 34 new babies,
    Last edited: Mar 4, 2008
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
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    Congrats MOM!!
    I cant waite to see the pics.
    So sorry you lost a few tho. Thats always sad... [​IMG]
  3. Henrietta23

    Henrietta23 Songster

    Oct 20, 2007
    Eastern CT
    Congratulations! Hope the rest make it.
  4. sweetshoplady

    sweetshoplady Songster

    Feb 4, 2008
    Venice, Florida
    Congrats! Looking forward to seeing pics of your new babies!

    Sorry about the couple that didn't make it and hope the others come around and do well.
  5. DFCottage

    DFCottage Songster

    Feb 17, 2008
    Montpelier, Virginia
    Hey all!
    Here's the first pics of the group. Lost a frizzle this morning [​IMG] but the remaining 34 seem to be doing well. It includes the Ornamental layers, 3 Frizzles, 3 Araucanas, and 3 Lakenveders. Did a few single shots, if anyone has ideas as to what they are this newbie would be greatly appreciative!







  6. Featherland

    Featherland Songster

    Dec 28, 2007
  7. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    Congrats on the cuties!
  8. Heidi

    Heidi Songster

    Mar 18, 2007
    Northwest Michigan
    Congrats!! The last chick is adorable - what breed is she?
  9. DFCottage

    DFCottage Songster

    Feb 17, 2008
    Montpelier, Virginia
    Someone suggested an Araucana (cute puffy cheeks!) but not sure.. I'm even more curious about the little brown one, and the grey one with dark feet/leg feathers. Love em all though!
  10. sclanimals

    sclanimals Songster

    May 31, 2007
    The gray feather footed on looks like a cochin. Super cute!

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