Collie guarding the babies **pics**

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by noodleroo, May 20, 2010.

  1. noodleroo

    noodleroo Snuggles with Chickens

    Apr 29, 2010
    Rockport, Tx
    I put my babies outside yesterday and they spent their first night outside in the 'big girl' tractor. Patsy, our rough coat collie has been guarding them from day one, sticking her head in the brooder before I tended to them each time. Outside, she likes to watch them too and even stayed outside with them all night last knight. Thought you'd like to see them together:

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  2. Lolita

    Lolita Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 2, 2008
    FL
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  3. merryberry

    merryberry Out Of The Brooder

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    What a good girl!
     
  4. portlandpeeps

    portlandpeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so sweet!
     
  5. morninggloryhatchery

    morninggloryhatchery Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. ellieroo

    ellieroo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Me too I have one of those.......... the peepers and squeekers [​IMG] are hers!! to watch [​IMG] and [​IMG]
     
  7. chick4chicks

    chick4chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2008
    N.E. Pa.
    That sure is a pretty pic. They are all cute.[​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. desertgirl

    desertgirl Roo Magnet

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    My golden was like that. Now the chihuahua has inherited the honor!
     
  9. volchick

    volchick Out Of The Brooder

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    That is too sweet! I wish our dogs would protect our chickens instead of trying to eat them...
     
  10. noodleroo

    noodleroo Snuggles with Chickens

    Apr 29, 2010
    Rockport, Tx
    The other cute thing is when she walks by the coop, they run to that side like they are trying to get to her to play. These are the first birds that I've had since I've had her. I think letting her interact with the babies from day one has been a real good thing for all of us. Of course, that is just my situation with my dog-it may be different for others and other breeds. I'm enjoying my 'baby chicken' experience so much; she adds a lot to my enjoyment.
     

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