Brand New Baby Chicks

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CJkid, Apr 19, 2012.

  1. CJkid

    CJkid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey,

    I recently got into raising chickens. We have 9 Rhode Island Reds and 12 Barred Plymouth Rocks. They are now 3 weeks old and still adorable. I have been told I am an "over protective mother" to my chicks, but being as this is my first time I don't want to make any mistakes and loose one my babies due to negligence.

    They all seem healthy and happy. They are quite social and even affectionate at times. I am still learning as I go. I have a few questions that as of yet I have not found answers to.

    For instance I have noticed that we have a lot of wasps in our area and I was wondering if they could be harmful to the chicks? I don't think they could get into where I am keeping them, but if one did what would happen?

    Anybody know? Please let me know... [​IMG]

    Til next time....

    CJ [​IMG]
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  3. mkcolls

    mkcolls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry, no answer to your wasp question. We had a few last year and our chicks didn't mess with them.
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    We have wasps around here and loads of bees and had absolutely no problems.
    And what do you mean "they're still cute"? They'll always be cute!
     
  5. CJkid

    CJkid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks... I was a little worried but I'm startin to think they'll be ok as far as wasps go.
    Haha well when they first come they're just little puff balls of fuz... and as they now have a lot of their adult feathers you'd think they wouldn't be as cute... but they're almost cuter[​IMG]

    CJ
     
  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     
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    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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  9. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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