My Airedales and Their Christmas Chicks (Silkies and a Cochin)

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by sheilawagner, Dec 26, 2010.

  1. sheilawagner

    sheilawagner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Last week, my broody hatched out several Cochins, and my incubator hatched some more Silkies and 1 Mille Fleur Cochin for Christmas. Here are their pics. I thought some of my Christmas Hatch Buddies would like to see their updated pics, instead of wet chicks, they are all now fluffed up.

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    My one and only Mille fleur Cochin, 2 days old, I suspect it is a male, and we've named him Zeus. Zeus is perched on Rummy's back.

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    Confident little Zeus looks up to Rummy's big black nose.

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    Zeus and the other Silkies in their brooder. I've mixed them in with a week old chicks. The older chicks were very useful, in teaching the young 1 day olds how to eat and drink.

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    Bite sized morsels (Silkies) and Rummy. The silkies are 1 week old.

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    2 Airedales and silkies, the dogs are going to be their protectors when they start free ranging.

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    Beautiful blue silkie (1 week old)

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    Silkies who love to snuggle in the Airedale's fur, will one day learn to trust them in the outdoors to protect them.

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    A white silkie falls asleep between paws.

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    Blue bearded silkie, 1 week old

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    White bearded silkie, 1 week old
     
  2. ChickLover98

    ChickLover98 The Chicken Princess

    Apr 24, 2010
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    Aw how adorable! I love the chick that fell asleep between the dog's paws! How cute! [​IMG]
     
  3. BooBear

    BooBear Chicken Cuddler

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    your dogs are awesome to be so gentle with the babies.
    Those pictures are just too adorable. Thanks for sharing. [​IMG]
     
  4. ChickLover98

    ChickLover98 The Chicken Princess

    Apr 24, 2010
    Pennsylvania
    Love the silkie's hairdos! [​IMG]
     
  5. noodleroo

    noodleroo Snuggles with Chickens

    Apr 29, 2010
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    If these pics were any cuter, they'd make me cry! I love 'em...
     
  6. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Oh I really just can't stand how cute they are!!!! I agree with noodleroo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  7. JustAChickenLittle&More

    JustAChickenLittle&More Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2010
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    You need to send that pic with the chick in the paws to the Poultry Magazine.
     
  8. kayjuggler

    kayjuggler Out Of The Brooder

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    Chic between the paws = winning photo! Love it. Thank you for sharing.
     
  9. dwegg

    dwegg Chillin' With My Peeps

    Omg! Your dogs and baby chicks are adorable. My dogs are so curious of the babies and they are great with the big girls but I am too scared to let them near the babies like that...your photos are awesome! Thanks Sheila
     
  10. flgardengirl

    flgardengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sunny side up :)
    AWWWW I don't know who's cuter, the dogs or the chicks!
     

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