Chicks wading in a pie tin.

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Mommy 2 Wee Ones, Jun 14, 2011.

  1. Mommy 2 Wee Ones

    Mommy 2 Wee Ones Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yesterday I set a pie tin out filled with cool water. My 3 little EE decided it was perfect to use as a wading pool.
    So today, I set it out again, had to change it twice already, you know kids, always putting their dirty feet in the pool.[​IMG]

    Here are Twinkle, Sweet Pea & Cinnamon playing in the water.
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    All 3 fluffy butts
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  2. luisviveiros

    luisviveiros Out Of The Brooder

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    they are looking good
     
  3. gertiie

    gertiie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So cute !
     
  4. chickmama320

    chickmama320 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are they? I wanna do this but I'm worried my babies will drown.
     
  5. Mommy 2 Wee Ones

    Mommy 2 Wee Ones Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My girls are a month old. I introduced them to the older girls (by 2 weeks), 4 days ago. The little ones stay out in the run most of the day, but keep to themselves, sometimes one of the Buffs come over to socialize, and are nice to them. My Rocks get a big bossy and will chase or peck them, but this is not often, maybe once or twice during the day.

    As for the water, I started yesterday with just half a pie tin full, just to see what they would do. There is no way they could drown.
     
  6. MydearWatson

    MydearWatson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    CUTE!! What breed is the one to the left in the top pic? I have a mix that looks JUST like it!! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jun 14, 2011
  7. 5chicks4us

    5chicks4us Out Of The Brooder

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    Cute idea! I use a pie tin for my chicks' sandbox. They love it!
     
  8. new2chickens2011

    new2chickens2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're soo cute! [​IMG]
     
  9. edgroger

    edgroger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:They wouldn't drown unless you just fill the pie tin half full.
     
  10. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Mine do the same thing.
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