I had forgotten how teeny they are

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by imneva, Apr 2, 2019.

  1. imneva

    imneva Songster

    Apr 9, 2018
    north central Wv
    I drove up to Meyers and picked up my spring babies oh heavens are they ever teeny! I love their tiny chips and trills. So darn cute! I have 4 new ones 1 cream legbar, 1 frost white legbar, 1 olive eager and 1 lakeshore egger.

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  2. FoodFreedomNow

    FoodFreedomNow Crowing

    Aug 11, 2016
    Congrats! They won't be tiny for long. ;)

    Nice assortment! I hadn't heard of lakeshore eggers before...you should have a very colorful egg basket when they lay.
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  3. imneva

    imneva Songster

    Apr 9, 2018
    north central Wv
    That is my goal. The lakeshore has kind of a crest like the swedish flower. This gives me 14 ladies
  4. Acre4Me

    Acre4Me Crowing

    Nov 12, 2017
    Western Ohio
    Nice! We have a frost white legbar from Meyer. She is 29 weeks old and just started to lay eggs (likely yours will lay sooner as you'll be gaining light and won't have a polar vortex thrown in there). Her eggs are a nice shade. Here is a pic of her first egg - the blue one next to some of the brown eggs some others lay:
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  5. That's a lovely shade of blue.
    So sweet! And when they snuggle up to the heat of your hand it just melts my heart!
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  6. Tiny today but in the next three days they will be so much bigger :pop
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