My broody, PICs

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by sara, Jun 19, 2008.

  1. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    My broody buff orps babies hatched last week. I also gave her the chicks I hatched a few days prior to her hatch. She has 16 babies in total, and is doing great taking care of them. She is VERY protective. I cannot wear flip flops in the barn as she attacks my feet. [​IMG]

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  2. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    Congrats!!! [​IMG]


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  3. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    I'm very pleased. I have a second buff orp broody sitting on eggs for about 4 days now. I wanted a broody, and now they are all going broody [​IMG]
     
  4. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

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    I liked how more and more kept coming out! [​IMG]
     
  5. fowlafoot

    fowlafoot Songster

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    Mine all wait until the dominant hen goes broody and then they all join in. Congrats, I love it when you can successful put other hatches in and the hens take care of them all. As much fun as it is to play with the incubator chicks I think the hen raised ones have an edge.
     
  6. Horsewell

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    Piggy back ride [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  7. CathyB

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    So cute! I love how every picture seemed to have more and more chicks! Very pretty Mom as well!
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Aw, how sweet! Reminds me of when my Sunny raised two chicks and demanded to adopt the other 25 three-week-old chicks in the pen next to her. She was in maternal heaven when I let her in with them and they seemed very happy to have a mama.
     
  9. hcammack

    hcammack Crowing

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    beautiful ! Those are sure cute chicks [​IMG] You know I want some and I will email you in august . Also update me when you know the sexes of the blues.

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  10. DottieMarie

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    Your pics made my day......how adorable!
     

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