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moment of panic (cute pics)

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kittykorat, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. kittykorat

    kittykorat Songster

    Aug 12, 2009
    Central MA
    We have a broody that has been living in a dog crate in the run for the last few weeks with her chicks- now 3 weeks old.
    The dog crate is inside a baby XT gate.

    Yesterday the chicks got out of the gate and were running with the big girls. I watched them. The other big girls didn't bother them, and Wilma stayed with her babies.

    So DH goes out to lock up the girls last night.
    There are no little chicks in the crate.

    So he looks in the coop, it's dark, and he sees the silouettes of the big girls.
    I was at work. He panics- thinking Oh, NO something got the chicks, or they somehow found a way to get out of the run...

    So he runs inside to get a flashlight.
    He shines it in the coop
    and this is what he sees -


    Wilma, and her 6 chickies on the roost in the coop![​IMG]
  2. georgialee

    georgialee Songster

    Apr 9, 2009
    Knoxville, TN
    How cute is that!!! [​IMG]
  3. Intheswamp

    Intheswamp Songster

    Mar 25, 2009
    South Alabama
    Thanks! I needed that!!! [​IMG]
  4. kcsunshine

    kcsunshine Songster

    Nov 3, 2009
    Maryville, Tennessee
    How sweet. Do you have a ramp to the roost, or how did they get there?
  5. gvntofly05

    gvntofly05 Songster

    Sep 21, 2009
    That is hilarious! Thanks for the laugh![​IMG]
  6. oldchickenlady

    oldchickenlady Songster

    May 9, 2010
    Cabot, AR
    What a good little mama! That is so cute! I'm sure she was wishing he would get out of her face with that camera.
  7. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

    Jun 11, 2007
    That is SUCH a wonderful set of pics! Those are destined to be classics on this website!
  8. ekemily

    ekemily Songster

    Mar 8, 2010
    Fairhope, AL
    That is sooo cute! What a great mommy. Best pic I have seen in awhile. Great way to start the day. Thanks!!
  9. FiveHens

    FiveHens Songster

    Apr 7, 2010
    awww![​IMG] What a balancing act for the mommy! you have a great mommy there.
  10. HenPen

    HenPen Songster

    Apr 29, 2009
    New Hampshire
    ahhhh so sweet thanks for sharing...

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