Heart Melting

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by crissycriss, Sep 26, 2012.

  1. crissycriss

    crissycriss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My dad is living with us for fathers day i bought him a pairr of OEGB.She hatched 2 babies,well tonight i went toshut the coop shined the flash light over on them what did i see? The chicks are 5wks.The daddy has one of the chicks tucked under his wing.The sweetest thing ive ever seen.Melted my heart.So i am in love with the oegb breed.Gots to get more!!!!!! Has any one else ever seen their daddy chicken cover his babies like that?
     
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  2. ChicKat

    ChicKat Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Love that story....wouldn't that have been a great picture?
     
  3. crissycriss

    crissycriss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh how i wish i had my camera that picture would have been priceless.Think ill start taking my camera when i go to lock them up. I hollard for my dad he came and looked and smiled,he said "I'm 65 yr old and have never seen a rooster do that."I think it made him love them even more.He is starting a worm bed up just for them. :)
     
  4. kellypepperk

    kellypepperk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so sweet!
     
  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Awwwww, what a good chicken daddy.
     
  6. crissycriss

    crissycriss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Blue is such a great daddy to his babies.I havent been able to catch him with his baby again.They sleep under moms wings most time. Maybe next time she hatches out babies i'll get a picture of it.
     
  7. ChicKat

    ChicKat Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    I know what you mean. I even had my camera in hand...and one of the chicks hopped on the mom's back in the classic chick on the broody hen picture....and I just couldn't get it in time. Too many great pictures...and they flit by in an instant! Hope you get the chance to 'capture' the image some day.
     

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