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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Engteacher, Dec 20, 2010.

  1. Engteacher

    Engteacher Poultry, Poetry, and Prose

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    ...that chicks ride on their mother's back just like baby loons? I was cleaning up the coop yesterday, so I evicted the hens out into the run. That gave my broody the chance to stretch her legs and run around the coop with her babies. One hopped up and caught a ride "biddy-back" style while the others scooted around under foot. If I can snap a picture, I will post it.

    Seriously, it was the cutest thing ever.
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    OH dang! Too bad you couldn't get a pic! That had to be an adorable sight. [​IMG]
     
  3. shortstaque

    shortstaque Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How sweet! [​IMG]
     
  4. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

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    My baby goat does the same thing! She started out doing it with her mom, now (at about 7 wks old) she tries to hitch a ride on any of the goats that are standing still too long.
     
  5. heathersboers

    heathersboers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my chickens ride on my goats-does that count?? Ill have to see if I have a pic though-
     
  6. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

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