Chicks first 'catch'

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by StarryEyzz, Apr 11, 2012.

  1. StarryEyzz

    StarryEyzz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our new chicks (almost 2 wks old) are currently in our garage in a brooder, with a heat lamp. This morning as I was getting ready, I could hear them all they way into my bedroom. Chirping very loudly! (I usually NEVER can hear them from this far away)

    I ran out there thinking maybe an animal had gotten in somehow...or maybe the lamp had fallen?

    NO....one of them caught a moth and the others were chasing it around the brooder; trying to make him share. LOL They literally were doing figure 8's around the box. I almost was late for work, since I stood there watching them for so long.
     
  2. tamberlin

    tamberlin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love to watch them play chase!
     
  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Too funny! I get a kick on how they grab it and run only to stop and look at what they actually have.

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  4. StarryEyzz

    StarryEyzz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Me too!
    I have been interested in raising chickens for a while but took the plunge after a good friend, shared her chicken stores. I really didn't fully understand when she said she could watch her chickens for hours and hours! I now understand!!!!
     
  5. nikka77

    nikka77 Out Of The Brooder

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    Did you get any pictures of the chase? I love to sit and watch them in the brooder.
     
  6. StarryEyzz

    StarryEyzz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sadly no pictures. I need to keep my camera nearby for such antics!
     
  7. nikka77

    nikka77 Out Of The Brooder

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    At least you have the memory of them. I bet it was so cute.
     
  8. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    Chickens are so greedy! [​IMG]
     
  9. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    I love to watch them do that!!!
     

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