Like scared little chickens...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by CHKNFMR, May 2, 2008.


    CHKNFMR Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 21, 2008
    We have 5 baby chicks in a little brooder in our home. Every evening while watching tv my husband, son, and I each have one or two on our lap or shoulder entertaining us - usually more than the tv does. Night before last my husband had some crickets left over from his latest fishing trip and decided to see what the babies would do with one. He dropped the little cricket in with the chicks....and they ran from it like it was some large monster !! [​IMG]
    We laughed 'till we all had tears running down our cheeks. [​IMG] Only one of the larger solid white chicks would go near it, curious, but as soon as the cricket moved poor little chick was gone like a rocket in the other direction. None ever touched the cricket-so he got lucky and was spared (till next fishing trip). The chicks are just starting to get their real feathers in and are so precious. I just had to share their humoring us.
  2. jimnjay

    jimnjay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    Bryant Alabama
    How funny, give them time, Crickets are a favorite of my birds.
    The little ones usually go crazy for flies.
  3. ChelleEnchanted

    ChelleEnchanted Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 30, 2008
    Hahaha poor things!
    They were probably like PLEASE MOM DONT LET IT GET US.


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