just think this is cute

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by b&b's barnyard, May 24, 2011.

  1. b&b's barnyard

    b&b's barnyard In the Brooder

    Oct 16, 2010
    Trying to get picture of my 2 dogs who think there hens one male who when the chicks are peeping whines like crazy and one female that has moved the screen on the brooding box and kidnapped 3 chicks to her kennel not once but twice and always the same 3 chicks funny part is the chicks cuddle right up to her and go to sleep to bad her kennel is in the living room and the chicks are on the front porch for the first couple of weeks maybe...[​IMG]
  2. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

    Aug 20, 2010
    How cute! We need pics, you know! [​IMG]
  3. clarkechick

    clarkechick Songster

    May 24, 2011
    I can't believe that your dogs are so gentle with them! I am getting my first chicks this week and have a chihuahua. I know that once the chicks grow up that they will be able to defend themselves, but worry that until then I will have to play ref between them. Anyone dealt with introducing small dogs to your flock?
  4. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    That is darling! I couldn't take a chance with my dogs.....
  5. Chickencoop1996

    Chickencoop1996 Songster

    Apr 28, 2011
    southern nh
    Quote:Me neither lol
  6. suzeqf

    suzeqf Songster

    Mar 17, 2011
    I have a chi too and he helps me feed at first he "wanted to play" i fussed at him and now the chicks just think he's one of them plus they are all a lot bigger than he is now but when they were little he only got to see them thru the hardwire cloth i had on their brooder
  7. b&b's barnyard

    b&b's barnyard In the Brooder

    Oct 16, 2010
    I have small dog my male is a Westie and my female is a mixed up little thing pug,karn,doxie,losopso they are both very gentle with the chicks and everything they meet don't think either one would hurt a fly but they do get groochie with each other... But had to put a stop to it when she snuck 2 into my bedroom no more broody dogs. Westie knows he has to be gentle with chicks he found out last fall when broody hen gave him what for after he went up to smell a new chick...Around here everyone has to get along I have a beagle out next to my poultry yard and when the kakyi campbells escape there in his water pan and all he does is barks at the house to let me know 1 there out 2 he needs clean water..I'm very lucky to have good animals to work with and play with my husband says I spend more time with them than I do with him..
  8. AlienChick

    AlienChick Songster

    Apr 9, 2010
    Glasgow, KY
    How sweet!


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