"Honey, Look at my chick's butt"

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Forgotten Amber, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. Forgotten Amber

    Forgotten Amber Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok, so this morning I was watching my chicks (about 1 week old now) and of course looking for any signs of things I should worry about. I've been lucky and haven't even had the pasty butt I've read so much about (touch wood). I spot a pink spot around the tail area on one and almost panic.... Please don't let me have a pecker already!

    So I pick her up and instantly see she if fine and a possible cause of this less furry area. What am I to do but run to DH who is in his throne room and put the area to be examined under his nose saying "Look at my chicks butt!" [​IMG]

    He still wasn't over joyed when I pointed out the new tail feathers! [​IMG] Go figure! I on the other hand am thrilled! Most of my little fur butts are turning into feather butts! [​IMG]

    Is it time to seek mental help? [​IMG]

    In case anyone else is as insane as I am, here is a picture:

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    Tail feathers!!! [​IMG]

    Amber
     
  2. baldie

    baldie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 25, 2008
    Douglas, MA
    Ha, ha!! SOunds like something I would do!! That is awesome, your babies are growing up!! [​IMG]
     
  3. RendonRoo

    RendonRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2009
    ft. worth
    Cute chick and no we aren't crazy...it's the rest of the world. LOL Good Luck and welcome to BYC
     
  4. tunaoftheland

    tunaoftheland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so cute! Don't worry, if you need mental help, then so do most of us. I love it when their tail feathers start to poke out!
     
  5. karen71

    karen71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]

    Lokks like my chicks butt-
    I have(6) week old RIR's and 4 of them have tails now

    They grow up way to fast [​IMG]
     
  6. desertgirl

    desertgirl Roo Magnet

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    Can't wait!!!!!!!!!!!!!![​IMG]
     
  7. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 27, 2008
    Illinois
    [​IMG] I could totally see me doing that![​IMG]
     
  8. aidenbaby

    aidenbaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is too funny. I just noticed that one of my chicks is starting to get feathers on the shoulders yesterday and all my babies are getting a few tail feathers. [​IMG] My babies are growing up so quickly.
     
  9. briana1975

    briana1975 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2009
    Carleton Mi.
    I love the little tail feathers sprouting. It is really cute on the silkies.[​IMG]
     
  10. ~*Sweet Cheeks*~

    ~*Sweet Cheeks*~ Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
    Olympia Washington
    That is so FUNNY!!! Thanks for the chuckle this morning.

    I bet your hubby liked it, just wouldn't admit it.
     

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