Check out my new babies!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by frenchlinky, Apr 11, 2007.

  1. frenchlinky

    frenchlinky New Egg

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    Hello Everyone!

    What do you think of my new Rhode Island Reds? I just got them today...first time having chickens too. I'm a bit nervous about caring for them but they seem happy and contect so far....

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  2. chickflick

    chickflick Overrun With Chickens

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    Awwww, aren't they adorable. I could remember when mine were that small, how time goes.....
    Mine are 3 wks old already, and how they have changed!! What fun they are to watch. We gave our chicks crickets today. it was so much fun seeing them chase the bugs, and run around with them in their mouths....so proud of themselves! They sure did enjoy their treats! Enjoy your babies, they grow up so fast! [​IMG]
     
  3. maggiePI

    maggiePI Out Of The Brooder

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    Ooooooo koochy koochy - makes me want to rub my nose on them. My little button quail are 2 weeks old now and almost fully feathered.
     
  4. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    I love when they are that small!! [​IMG]
     
  5. frenchlinky

    frenchlinky New Egg

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    Crickets huh? I'll have to give them some when they get a bit bigger for a nice juicy snack!

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  6. mudhen

    mudhen confidently clueless

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    Luv those little fuzzie wuzzies! Good luck with your new flock, and welcome to BYC, frenchlinky ! [​IMG]
     
  7. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are awesome!! But im sorry to tell you that half if not all of those are Golden Commet chicks AKA red sexlink. They will still be red/amber in color with a white tail and will be great egg layers and probably even friendlier than the RIR.
    Good Luck with the lil ones
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  8. Llysse

    Llysse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awww! They're adorable. I love the color of RIR babies.

    I gave mine some mealworms today, and I've never seen such a fuss. I'll have to try the crickets next. [​IMG]
     
  9. mandolinmama

    mandolinmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh those babies are SO CUTE!!! I'll attach a pic of mine when they were a week and a half old. Now, a week later, they've got almost all of their wing feathers in, cute little tail feathers and the top of their chests are just starting to feather too.
    But here's my girls a week ago.......
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  10. mandolinmama

    mandolinmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oops! I put up the wrong code for the other pic.:eek:
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