Mama hen and day old chicks!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by txchickie, Oct 23, 2009.

  1. txchickie

    txchickie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 15, 2008
    Texas
    We're going to be up to our ears in laundry because I've been outside sitting with them alllll day [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    These are frizzled cochin/EE chicks [​IMG] [​IMG]

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    And before the questions fly, I free range my bantams and have had great success with it. This is my little bantam EE who I thought was somehow gone, but I found her the next day on this nest behind the barn. I took an old pet kennel in half and put it over her and here she is 22 days later [​IMG]
    And YES, she is safe! We are fairly predator-free here and I've yet to loose a bird to anything other than my own dog [​IMG] These little chicks are doing so well, running in the sunshine, scratching in the dirt, and snuggling Mama [​IMG]
     
  2. TaLani

    TaLani ~ Gemini Chick ~

    Oct 2, 2008
    Bryson City, NC
    Congratulations! She is ever so pretty and her chicks are amazingly adorable! [​IMG]
     
  3. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Congrats. Beautiful babies you got there!!

    Missi
     
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  4. lauralou

    lauralou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Adorable! Oh, I just love baby chicks with their mommas. There is nothing cuter on earth.
     
  5. newchickmom09

    newchickmom09 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2009
    ARIZONA
    So cute! I bet those chicks are going to be so cute then they grow up. [​IMG]
     
  6. Lolita

    Lolita Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 2, 2008
    FL
    Awww! Beautiful pics [​IMG]
     

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