introducing my 3 new chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by winniem, Mar 17, 2013.

  1. winniem

    winniem Out Of The Brooder

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    Decided to give chick-raising a try. I got 3 "red pullets" from the TSC. I actually am not sure what kind they will be, but was promised they would all be girls. Red star maybe? There were a few breeds listed on the info card, but my head was really spinning by the time I left I forget which name was highlighted.

    They have grown so much already in one weeks time. I'm really enjoying the process and am relieved this is easier than I imagined it would be, thanks to all the great information found here!

    I've already had to upsize their home, as my son found them this morning outside of the box they had been living in. So, bigger box and a screen on top!

    Here are some pictures of the babies -


    huddled under the brooder:

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    visit with a houseplant:

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    a sign they are ready for bigger digs:

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    Thanks for looking :)
     
  2. justamomma

    justamomma Out Of The Brooder

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    Omg!How cute! Thanks for sharing those pictures the last one is my favorite!
     
  3. margh

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    Such beautiful chicks!
     
  4. BrittBergh

    BrittBergh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very cute!!! My girls started doing the last pic so i upgraded their brooder...and then they got mad at me I think!
     
  5. Okie Girl

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    Sweet little peeps. So much fun watching them grow
     
  6. winniem

    winniem Out Of The Brooder

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    same! they really seemed flustered by the extra space :) I'm sure they will grow into it in no time.
     
  7. SonShine

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    I put some plant netting, used to keep birds from eating the fruit, on top of my brooder, sealed with some clothes pins. That keeps them in!

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  8. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    So very cute indeed! [​IMG]
     
  9. Featherwrangler

    Featherwrangler Out Of The Brooder

    Adorable chickies!! but watch what plants they visit. Pothos are poisonous.
     
  10. winniem

    winniem Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks. it was just a quick visit to snap a pic but I will keep that in mind!
     

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