First Serama chicks from my Crele roo and his 2 girls!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Dipsy Doodle Doo, Jan 17, 2008.

  1. *shrug* They just look like little mongrel chicks to me.
    They are tiny and hatched well --- popped out like fleas jumping all over the place (reminded me of spastic Button Quail hatchlings).

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    Here are their parents:

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    Lisa
     
  2. turnerstar31

    turnerstar31 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cute babies good luck with them it seems like they are hard to raise from post that i have read on here
     
  3. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2007
    Connecticut
    very cute!
     
  4. jab91864

    jab91864 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2007
    Northern Michigan
    Cute chicks, and very pretty parents !!!!!!!

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  5. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

    Sep 4, 2007
    Cute chicks. I love the ones that just pop out of the shell.
     
  6. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    Very cute little babies!! their Parents are just gorgeous!! Congrats!!!
     
  7. Xtradust

    Xtradust Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've never heard that they were hard to raise. Mine are just like any other chicks, just smaller.

    You can't quite follow the "5 degree a week" temp plan though.

    I don't know if I'll ever get them out of the brooder.
     
  8. I hadn't really looked at the calender, but they started hatching on Day 18 and were all out (100% hatch) by early Day 19 (I thought I was late moving the eggs to the hatcher, but not so by the calender).

    What is the 5 degree a week plan? You mean brooder temps?

    Lol, my Hubby just came out of the br wanting to know (jokingly), would I "please DO something with the chicks hatching right now, they're noisy".
    My dog is on chick alert beside the incubator and every time a chick 'pops out' and does its' just-out-of-the-shell cheepcheeping, she runs from the br to the lr to tell me. Seriously, until I just closed the door. She knows the difference in chick in distress (she is a chicken-dog) and chick hatching sounds.

    Lisa
     
  9. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Quote:What a good Dog!!!
     
  10. LOL, Darby is an exceptional dog, a Border Collie mix mutt with no herd to tend --- just her chicken flocks.
    She is just a bit obsessive (gee, where'd she pick up that ) , but that has been good so far. Darby loves all her chickens ---from pipping eggs to the layers.
    Lisa
     

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