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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by brennant, Sep 17, 2009.

  1. brennant

    brennant Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can watch the feathers sprout and grow.

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  2. texasbartrambaby

    texasbartrambaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    I know what you mean! I've got some 12-day olds that I SWEAR double in size each night!
     
  4. brennant

    brennant Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The top one immediately jumps on my hand if I have it in the brooder. Then begins to roost. [​IMG]

    Each day they seem to have new feathers someplace. It is amazing how ol' nature works!
     
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    rileysgranny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is that feathers on the feet of the one in the first pic? They sure are cute!
     
  6. brennant

    brennant Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Just dark coloring on the foot. She's an australorp. She is the most gentle and quiet of the bunch.
     
  7. Stop dusting your chicks witht that magic dust. [​IMG]
     
  8. Kriquet

    Kriquet Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Don't you just LOVE australorps?! My baby is quiet and lovable - she hops right into my hand while the wyandottes (aka - velociraptors) would rather peck at me to make sure I'm not hiding a treat! LOL![​IMG]
     
  9. brennant

    brennant Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Don't you just LOVE australorps?! My baby is quiet and lovable - she hops right into my hand while the wyandottes (aka - velociraptors) would rather peck at me to make sure I'm not hiding a treat! LOL![​IMG]

    I hope so. One of the BOs is starting to warm up to me. I just want enough cooperation to handle them when they need care. So far, the Australorp and one BO are really happy to jump in my hand.
     
  10. Kriquet

    Kriquet Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Mealworms are what clinched it for my babies! Just pick them up and hold a mealworm in front of them and wait for them to give it the "ole one-eye" and before you know it they're hooked! If you can get one to warm up - others will probably follow. I've read other posts that say the standoffish hens actually came around after they started laying...[​IMG]
     

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