Momma and new babies!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by justusnak, Aug 17, 2007.

  1. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

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    Momma is an Australorp(sp)/mix. She hatched these out just about a week ago. [​IMG]

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    She is a great momma...teaching them all sorts of new things..
     
  2. DementedHam

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    How cute. [​IMG]
    Have they started sprouting little tails yet? Usually girls feather before the boys.
     
  3. ChrystalGail

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    Awe!!! So cute! I am so excited for mine to hatch!
     
  4. mamaboyd

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    How sweet!![​IMG]
     
  5. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

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    I havent really noticed tails yet....momma doesnt let me get too close. Good thing I have a good zoom on the camera! LOL She lowers her head, fluffs her hackles, and throws her wings out, and comes towards me! MEANY!! LOL
     
  6. RebelsHope

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    What cute little chicks. I love to watch mamas with their chicks. Make you really understand the term "mother hen"
     
  7. ChrystalGail

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    That is too funny about her protecting her babies! On one hand it's nice to see her so protective, but on the other you wish she would trust you...
     
  8. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

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    We had another hatch in the bator this morning....going to try to give it to her tomorrow...after its good and dry. [​IMG]
     
  9. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Very cute! I loved having my Sunny raise Lexie's babies and I hope in the spring, I have at least one more broody. It's an amazing thing to watch when you have a good mama hen!
     
  10. cheepchicks

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    I am soooooooo Jealous. No eggs yet and no chickies.

    Kim
     

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