For the past few months, David and I have been talking about getting some new chicks this year. After our horrible experience last year with ordering them in the mail, we decided to get some from our local feed store. Their selection has been really hit or miss, and I've been stopping by quite a bit over the past few weeks to check out their supply. I called the store yesterday and they let me know that they did receive some more chicks recently and had quite a few different breeds. I was so excited that I made a bee-line to the feed store as soon as I got off work. I didn't tell David I was going to get them, so when he got home, I surprised him with five new baby chicks!
|New Hampshire Red|
Of course, I am already enamored with them. On the way home they were peeping up a storm, but ever since they've settled into their new digs they have been so calm and quiet! They don't fight at all when I pick them up and they easily fall asleep right in the palm of my hand. I'm hoping to spend lots of time with them so they will become lap chickens :)
Are you getting any new chicks this year?
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