Chicks with Pics! - Week 3


5 Years
Nov 12, 2017
Western Ohio
Hatched on Feb 28, 2018. 6 Breeds. 17 Chicks.

Wow! Look at all those feathers!

They've been enjoying mealworms - they chase each other and steal the worms. They are play "fighting" and kinda "Flying".

Still in our bathroom, garage brooder nearly done - thank goodness! They are getting dustier, but not terrible yet. Smell isn't too bad, the pine shavings help a lot, and the fact that they are in a fairly large jacuzzi tub (lined with thick plastic and paper) also helps (and the fact that the bathroom fan is right above the tub). They are still using the heating plate, but they only have feathers on their wings really, so that makes sense that they still need a constant heat source to warm up after eating, drinking, playing.

Some are straight run, so who know what we have, but you are welcome to guess!

The chick that feels the heaviest is the darker Easter Egger in pic (on far left) - it is interesting how "heavy" that one feels compared to some of the others.

Enjoy the pics!

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