I think I need help.....

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kriswester, Mar 6, 2009.

  1. kriswester

    kriswester Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 19, 2009
    I don't know for sure but I think I'm developing a severe chicken addition/psychosis.....I hatched my first batch ever 2 1/2 weeks ago or so. I have 4 Black Sumatras a 2 Seramas. One Serama I had to help hatch and she had a hard first week. Very weak,splayed legs the whole 9 yards. I learned about the Bandaid trick from you fine folks and she seems to be improving. She is a slick little sucker tho' and gets loose frequently. I put silk medical tape over the band aid tonite. (She hates the hobble by the way but it's for her own good-right?) Anyway she had a brother hatch with her who is doing just fine. I assume he's a roo because he is already getting long tail feathers,strutting around and grooming himself,etc...Very manly.
    Well anyway to get to the point-my teenage children have informed me I 'have issues'. [​IMG] I made a bed for my little Seramas,just a cut up sweater sleeve that I formed into a little nest for them-which they adore and snuggle down in every nite. I clean their little 5 gallon fish tank house every day and started giving them occaisional treats of dry bread crumbs (very little). I talk them to them,watch them all the time thru the tank,hold them and let them sleep in my hands,etc....I talk about all the smart things they do. ... AND to top it all off.I got a second incubator and am hatching more! I started a staggered hatch before these guys even hatched out and have my first one in my second hatch pipping tonight!!!![​IMG]

    I MUST have issues.
    What do you guys think???? [​IMG]
    By the way-I want to post some pictures of my babies-Anybody interested?
  2. Cherlyn

    Cherlyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 24, 2009
    Alconbury, England
    Of course - post away!

    And if you are psychotic/addicted/etcetc, then we all are. [​IMG]

  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

    Nov 18, 2007
    My Coop
    Yes!!! Pleaase post some pics. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  4. chilling in muscadine

    chilling in muscadine { I love being disfunctual }

    Jun 8, 2008
    muscadine, al.
    Welcome to the club!!!!!! Sounds like perfectly fine behavior to me. I would love to see your pics.
  5. kriswester

    kriswester Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 19, 2009
    I'm on my son's laptop tonight-just got back from the ER with torn ligaments in my ankle and a harline fracture (apparently gravity and I are starting to have issues). So no pics downloaded in here. BUT I promise some tomorrow!
    I LOVE my widdle babies!
  6. NicInNC

    NicInNC Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 23, 2008
    North Carolina
    We're just a bunch of "weirdos"...at least that's what my co-workers tell me. They are sick and tired of my talking about my chickens. They think I'm odd. [​IMG]

    But hey...if we're happy with our chickens, then isn't that all that matters? Happiness? [​IMG]

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