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fuzzy chick bums - a cute pic for you all to enjoy

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by smnytx, Oct 4, 2007.

  1. smnytx

    smnytx In the Brooder

    Sep 9, 2007
    My girls got to see the sun and the grass for the first time yesterday afternoon. We took them out and let them run around, and they were in chicken-heaven, flapping those newly-feathered wings and exploring the various terrain.

    I managed to capture this picture of my EE and BR from behind - so you can all enjoy the fuzzy chick bums that are so cute. I think the BR's bottom looks a bit like a penguin![​IMG]

    Edited to add: the only downside is that we live in a bit of a flight path (no noise, but the jets for Hobby airport often cut diagonally over our backyard). The chicks apparently think the planes are a hawk, and they duck for cover when one goes over. They'd better get used to it, since this will be their home for life!

    Last edited: Oct 4, 2007
  2. Windy Ridge

    Windy Ridge Songster

    Oct 3, 2007
  3. ukchickengirl

    ukchickengirl Songster

    Sep 5, 2007
    Toowoomba, QLD
    that is soooooooo cute! [​IMG]

    how old are those chicks?

    H x
  4. smnytx

    smnytx In the Brooder

    Sep 9, 2007
    By my best guess, they were one week and one day old yesterday, when the pics were taken. We've had them for six days as of today.

    What's amazing is the amount of change in less than a week. I have an "on arrival" picture of my RIR, where she had almost no feathers on her wings yet. Now, they are more than half feathered. It's uncanny!
  5. bamagirl68

    bamagirl68 Songster

    Sep 3, 2007
    central alabama
    You know I believe the phrase "guess what, chicken butt" came from someone trying to take a chick pick. Mine do this in most of the pics I take! I see a great pic and it comes out chicken butt!!LOL! They are adorable though! I have 3 br and I have also thought they look like penguins! Named one Happy Feet! Good luck on the little ones! I love 'em! Mine are 17 days today!![​IMG]
  6. TurtleChick

    TurtleChick Songster

    Oct 3, 2007
    Tacoma, WA
    i keep imagining some guy sitting down at his computer and googling "cute chick butts" and getting this.... HEE HEE!!!

  7. Rebel Chicken

    Rebel Chicken Songster

    May 9, 2007
    southern Indiana
    AWWW!!!! That is so cute! I love fuzzy chickie bottoms!
  8. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

    Sep 4, 2007
    Aww that is such a cute picture. I miss having little chickys.
  9. AK-Bird-brain

    AK-Bird-brain I gots Duckies!

    May 7, 2007
    Sterling, Alaska
    OMG chicken porn [​IMG]
  10. mdbucks

    mdbucks Cooped Up

    Jul 14, 2007
    EXIT 109 on 95
    It happens when I was serching for buckeyes I put in buckeye chicks, Ohio state campus is full of chicks, just not what I was looking for besides my wife wouldn't let me keep one of them. [​IMG]

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