I ended up hand raising my silkie chick for a few days...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by silkielover5, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. silkielover5

    silkielover5 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 11, 2011
    Hudson WI
    so i had this ADORABLE blue silkie chick hatch under my black silkie hen, later that day i went to work, got home and found out my dad found him 60ft away from the coop in the weeds sitting in there screaming. my other hen already has 13 chicks so i didnt want to add to hers so i figured id just raise it tell i figured out what to do. i carried him around in my shirt and she would just sleep all day [​IMG] well finally the last egg my black hen was laying on hatched and she accepted this chick back. [​IMG] i miss the little guy. ill post pictures of my chicks later
  2. Roosterfry

    Roosterfry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 26, 2010
    North Mississippi
    Sounds like you made the right choice and handled it well [​IMG]
  3. lswatson111304

    lswatson111304 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 18, 2009
    Milano, TX
    Oh goodness that is adorable! Glad she accepted him back though!!

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