Couldn't resist!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kittykitty30, Aug 15, 2014.

  1. kittykitty30

    kittykitty30 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We bought chickens back in April and they have grown into such a lovely flock! Unfortunately five have died (Buff Brahmas, Sebright, Silkie, D'uccle) and we have sold six. One of my hens went broody and we bought 25 chicks- 12 for her to foster and 13 to raise. Unfortunately she rejected them and we decided that a safer approach would be to just brood all 25. Now we have around 60 or 70 birds!!
    I am very excited because we bought some new breeds: Black Australorpes and Golden Laced Wyandottes are the ones we did not have previously.
    They are so adorable! We are hoping we don't lose any- our five died when they reached adulthood.
    Sorry- just had to explain everything excitedly! They're going to be very nice additions to the flock!
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Well, that's exciting! And you've mentioned some pretty breeds! I know you'll love them as adults!
     
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  3. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    Do you know what your original birds died from?
     
  4. kittykitty30

    kittykitty30 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A weasel came in and made a feast out of them.
     
  5. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    Gosh, that's awful....I take it that you have predator-proofed your coop and run since then....can't be too careful!
     
  6. kittykitty30

    kittykitty30 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol, that's exactly what we have done! xD
     

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