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my new babies, im so excited

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mom wewantchicks!, May 16, 2008.

  1. mom wewantchicks!

    mom wewantchicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok i never knew how easy it would be to become a crazy chicken person LOL. well we got some new chicks, i wanted br and my daughter picked out the golden comet, omg they are soooo cute and crazy.
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    hallow and ween, my son names them,like halloween,hes 4
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    sparkle and sunshine,named by my dd
    ewwww, excuse that dirty water, we where just getting ready to change it,again, when i thought id get some pics
     
    Last edited: May 16, 2008
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Congrats on your new chicks. I wish you the best of luck with them. Get used to changing the water often *ugh* After a week or so, consider raising it up on a platform, we used 3 half-inch squares of plywood we had laying around. It'll stay a little cleaner that way. If you're like me, you'll be thrilled when the chicks graduate to a larger waterer with higher sides on the basin. Now I only have to clean once, sometimes twice a day.
     
  3. mom wewantchicks!

    mom wewantchicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol, i just did that tonight when i cleaned it. this is the second batch of chicks i have got and i was counting the days till i didnt have to change water every hour:lol:
     
  4. dangerouschicken

    dangerouschicken Will Barter For Coffee

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    love those yellow-headed Barred Rocks! [​IMG]
     
  5. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    oooohhhhh cuteness abounds. Those are pretty babies. Congrats.
     
  6. bangor777

    bangor777 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're beautiful. I have two pieces of wood, in a step fashion, with the waterer on the highest level. They love hopping up and down and the water stays clean, something to consider in a couple of days/week when yours are bigger
     

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