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If you are a bug and land in the brooder...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by brennant, Sep 16, 2009.

  1. brennant

    brennant Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ... you are now a chick treat. [​IMG]

    30 seconds of chick pandemonium. One of my BOs got it and was running in circles at 200mph.
     
  2. damarisgw

    damarisgw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol I bet all the other ones started chasing him/her
     
  3. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:Sounds like you have a little running back there on your chicken football team! [​IMG]

    I once had a fly land in one of my brooders, those poor chicks were scared to death of it! [​IMG]
     
  4. txchickie

    txchickie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I've had a cricket living in my brooder with 3 japanese bantam chicks for nearly 24 hours now and they are scared to death of it [​IMG]

    It's entertaining, I think I'll leave it in there for another day or so [​IMG]
     
  5. Soccer Mom

    Soccer Mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] We call that "chicken rugby" at my house!
     
  6. Country Heart

    Country Heart City Girl With A

    I used to give mine live worms. They would each grab a worm and spend the next 5 minutes running around with it, eventually they got around to eating it - but I think the running around part was almost as good as the eats. [​IMG]
     
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  7. roosters16

    roosters16 Out Of The Brooder

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    i would always place worms an my chickies backs and him/her would be like what? and the rest would be tryna get it and he/she would be running in circles not knowing what the hell was going on [​IMG]
     
  8. brennant

    brennant Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Make no mistake. That bug was food. It had about 1 second to make an escape. ...for being a week old, these girls mean serious business.

    First day I had them (and they were a little over a day old) a fly made a pass at the brooder, and ALL of them stopped to watch. One BO made a jump at the fly! Very funny.

    Can't wait to get them outside for some play time. [​IMG]
     
  9. Kriquet

    Kriquet Out Of The Brooder

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    See - I told you! Velociraptors!! [​IMG]
     
  10. ZepChick

    ZepChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our Fayoumi would allow us to carry her in our arms, and she would snatch flies out of mid-air. It worked quite well when we unfortunately were out of town for weeks, and returned to find a fly problem in our house. I was disgusted, but Ray took care of it swiftly and easily....it was the coolest thing (normally they don't come in the house though)
     

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