More baby chicks - picture intensive post....UPDATED 9-13-07

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by 2mnypets, Sep 7, 2007.

  1. 2mnypets

    2mnypets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well everyone, our family is doing it again! This makes the fifth time in six months that I've brought babies home. I think my total now is 51 chickens & chicks. Nope, I don't think we have an addiction problem at all....[​IMG] The chicks and I have been home now for 30 min and they have eaten a lot, drank some water and some went to beddy bye land. Others are over in their brooder just talking away. Of course I took some pics and thought everyone would like to say "ahhh, they grow so fast" or "I can't believe mine were that small just a short time ago". I can make fun of myself because that's exactely what I was thinking when I picked them up at the post office this morning. In just two or three weeks these gals (and maybe a roo or two) will be moving up to the bigger brooder located in the chicken coop. For those that are curious what I got here it is:
    4 Standard Blue Cochins (Pullets)
    3 Assorted Standard Cochins (Pullets - looks like I have one splash, one buff and one partridge)
    2 Standard Partridge Cochins (Pullets)
    2 Red Crested Polish (Straight Run)
    1 White Crested Black Polish (Straight Run)

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    Here's the WCBP
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    Here is one of the Partridge Cochin Pullets
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    Buff Cochin Pullet
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    Blue Cochin Pullet
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    Splash Cochin Pullet
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    One of the Red Crested Polish
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    Last edited: Sep 13, 2007
  2. peeps7

    peeps7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2007
    North Carolina
    They are beautiful babies, your going to have some pretty birds. GOOD LUCK!!![​IMG]
     
  3. 2mnypets

    2mnypets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. My hubby had been wanting the Partridge Cochins for some time now. I love the blue's of any bird or animal and I wanted to try the Red Credsted Polish and my little WCBP is a make up one for the one that died back in May of this year.
     
  4. sara

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    so cute! [​IMG]
     
  5. birdlover

    birdlover Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    Northern Va.
    Awwwwwwwwwww!!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. PeiTheCelt

    PeiTheCelt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they are so absolutely adorable!!!!!! [​IMG]

    (16 days, 16 days, 16 days [​IMG])
     
  7. schlitch

    schlitch Out Of The Brooder

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    Nice pictures, they are beautiful. I like the individual pics. I've been scared to attempt that with mine, they want to run everywhere when I open the door and are quick little things. I'd be scared they would jump off the table :eek:

    How do you get them to be so still and pose?
     
  8. 2mnypets

    2mnypets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it was pure luck. The Polish chicks both started to run off but they ran toward my computer monitor away from the edge. After I picked them back up, and gently sat them where they were to begin with, they just stood still. Mind you it took quite a few shots from each chick and then I just chose the best one to post. I never imagained in a million years that I would be sitting here typing about all 51 of my chickens. My husband and I knew someday we would have chickens, but never in my wildest dreams did I ever think of a number. These little guys are so addicting. I want more as well as some ducks and guineas. Turkeys would be nice too. Out of my 3 kids, my middle one just doesn't like them at all. The other two are as addicted as my husband and I. To each his own I guess.
     
  9. 2mnypets

    2mnypets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is some updated photo's of the chicks...they are now 5 days old and their wing feathers are just growing like little weeds. Such big personalities in such little form. Amazing to say the least. It's nice for a few minutes to think about them rather than one of my kittens that is failing. Hope you all enjoy them.

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    Splash Cochin
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    Red Crested Polish
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    Partridge Cochin
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    Buff Cochin
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    Blue Cochin
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  10. siz8003

    siz8003 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
    Fitz.,NH
    Oh nice babys I want that little Partridge Cochin sssssssssoooooooooocute [​IMG]
     

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