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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by barefootchicky, Apr 21, 2016.

  1. barefootchicky

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    My biology professor runs an embryology class and had a few eggs accidentally hatch. I had mentioned loving chickens so she asked if I wanted them. I picked the three chick up as day olds on Monday 4/18. They are yellow and from white eggs, my guess is that they are white leghorns. One is a little grubby and flighty, one is just a follower, but the third is super bold and friendly. I LOVE her.
    I am raising them until they are coop ready and then giving them to a friend with a hobby farm. :)

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    And this is what they would have turned into, had they not hatched...

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    If anyone has experience with this breed please advise. I'm really happy to have them. :weee
     
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  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well as a breed they can be flighty that friendly one is probably a rooster, they are great producers or large white eggs. and treats shouldn't be given until they are 8 weeks old.
     
  3. barefootchicky

    barefootchicky New Egg

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    I hope he's a she! Why no treats? Wouldn't they have access to whatever greens mom eats out in the world if they were following a hen around?
     
  4. KuroKitsune

    KuroKitsune Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they would also have access to grit if with mom....if you want to give treats provide them with grit
     
  5. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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