10 new babies!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by azahn, Sep 12, 2012.

  1. azahn

    azahn Out Of The Brooder

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    A couple of months ago, I found a hidden nest with 20 eggs in my rosemary hedge. Sadly, only two hatched after moving them to a secure location, and new Mom (Rosemary) abandoned them. 2 weeks ago, we found she and a friend were up to their old tricks, 21 eggs in the same place. I have 10 new babies today! Rosemary and her 'midwife' are Belgium Antwerp Quails. Daddy's are either: Antwerp's & New Hampshires. The babies were even feasting on grasshoppers the Mom's were catching! I have water out for them, and as tempted as I am to 'lock them up' in the run, I think I will let the mama's do their job. I think they've done great so far! These mama's arrived as day-old chicks on Valentine's day.... Yippee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  2. BGinVA

    BGinVA Chillin' With My Peeps

    Where's the new proud parent pics? Congrats and good luck with your babies!
     
  3. azahn

    azahn Out Of The Brooder

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    Go to raising baby chicks forum, "meet the babies". I just now installed software for my computer and uploaded the images - my first ever picture post!
     

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