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Peep, peep, peep! The distinct peep of 25 brand new chicks were the first thing every person in the CO-OP that day noticed. I had to do much begging and pleading. Finally, I left the store with my first chicks. There were three RIRs, and two WLHs. I brought them home, and my mother and I settled them in a small dog crate. We put shavings on the bottom, installed a heat lamp, and added a feeder and a waterer. Voila! A large brooder, ready to go. The chicks went in, and we were all set....
Little Kelly, an OEGB chick was purchased along with one Millie Fleur D'uccle. Over time, he gained three new friends. Alexis the BR turned into a sort of mother to him and the other four bantams. Kelly loved to pick on any pullets or little chicks that were not from his group. He would fluff his feathers up and dance, spreading out his wings. He never went after any girls, but he sure did let them...
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