6 1/2 wk. old chicks with granddaughter PICS

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Ellie, Oct 6, 2007.

  1. Ellie

    Ellie Songster

    Aug 10, 2007
    Redding, Ca.
    My Granddaughter, Cassie with my chicks... need to call them pullets? today after working on their run.

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    Great day..... candied apples, pumpkin stew, fixing fences, and working with chickens. Gosh, I love living in the country and having grandkids!!

    Ellie
     
    Last edited: Oct 9, 2007
  2. smnytx

    smnytx In the Brooder

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    Pretty birds, and lovely granddaughter! Thanks for sharing. Sounds like you're living the good life. [​IMG]
     
  3. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

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    How sweet!! Kids and pullets...candied apples...pumpkin stew....Ahhhhh, sounds like a great day! Beautifull grand daughter too!
     
  4. hinkjc

    hinkjc Crowing

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    Tell her to keep hugging that orpie and she will be her best friend for life. I have a hen that tugs on your pants to be picked up and cuddled. Nothing better than cuddling those soft fluffy feathers. Beautiful pics!

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  5. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Songster

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    That's what I call the good life that so many people don't get to experience or even realize they are missing it. Great pics and sounds like a great day, too.[​IMG]
     
  6. Ellie

    Ellie Songster

    Aug 10, 2007
    Redding, Ca.
    Thanks for the replies... Days like that make me want to retire .... alas, 5-7 years to go. I wish I could stay home and work here all day. [​IMG]

    Sigh, guess I have to pay the mortgage somehow! [​IMG]

    Ellie
     
  7. Standard Hen

    Standard Hen Songster

    May 17, 2007
    Massachusetts
    What a wonderful day and nice pictures too. Your grandaughter is beautiful. I wish I could retire tomorrow and stay home and also. The sad part is I do not think I will ever be able to!! But I can keep dreaming!
     
  8. Rebel Chicken

    Rebel Chicken Songster

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    Cute pics! It's so cute to see kids with chickens![​IMG]
     
  9. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress

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    Cute pictures! What a beautiful girl. The orpie looks so big for 5 1/2 weeks. They're not older?
     
  10. Ellie

    Ellie Songster

    Aug 10, 2007
    Redding, Ca.
    You are so right... I just counted. They were 6 1/2 weeks old. Will be 7 weeks on Wednesday. They were hatched on Aug. 22nd.


    They are all so big and beautiful though. She is one of the smaller!

    Ellie
     

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