my Mutt Chick that my broody hatched!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by greytmommy, Nov 21, 2011.

  1. greytmommy

    greytmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We hatched our first ever chick! I have a flock outside. Then a few months ago we rescued a neglected OEGB. She has been living in our house b/c we were having issues w/ transitioning her outside.

    then a few months ago, she started acting depressed....turned out the wonderful people on here were right...she was BROODY! So we pulled a fertile egg from our outdoor flock and let her hatch an egg. It hatched a few days before Halloween.

    The chick is a mutt from a Blue Spash Bantam Cochin, and mama was a white/tan EE.

    here is the chick we have named "Chip"

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    here is a really crappy picture of her w/ mama. Chip is almost as big as mama, but still nestles under her wing...it is SO cute!

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    We hope that once Chip is fully feathered, we can move the 2 of them out with the flock. We hope that the OEGB wont get picked on AS much if she is moved w/ a bigger chick.
     
  2. PoemSpinner

    PoemSpinner Out Of The Brooder

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    Too cute, they both look so happy together!!
     
  3. gamefowl guy

    gamefowl guy Out Of The Brooder

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    It will be neat to see what it grows up to look like!
     
  4. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2 cute. what love really is unconditional
     

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