My New Chicks!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Puddin14, Mar 7, 2013.

  1. Puddin14

    Puddin14 In the Brooder

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    Well I got a brooder built, have the chicken coop ready, and bought my babies today.
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    I am so super excited. I'm a nurse and worked last night 7pm to 7am this morning. I knew I was going to get them today, and slept 3 hours and now can't stop watching them. I love them. They are so cute and funny how they play and sleep. They are little narcoleptics, ha ha ha. I have 2 Australorp's, 2 Isa Red's, 1 Jersey Giant, and 1 Orpington.
     

  2. leemamahen

    leemamahen In the Brooder

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    So cute! I have ten chicks (5 red sex link and 5 white leghorn) that are 11 days old. Next week I am getting a couple of Americaunas to add to them! [​IMG]
     
  3. AlaskaChicks

    AlaskaChicks In the Brooder

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    so cute!
     
  4. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Crowing 5 Years

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    I bought these guys yesterday. this will be their coop to share! babies are fun!
     

  5. Puddin14

    Puddin14 In the Brooder

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    I have a question. My Jersey Giant chick looks like, well I'm not sure how to describe it, looks like he/she is getting feathers but also looks like he/she is losing them. Here is a picture, what do you think? I'm new to this. All my other chicks have most of their feathers but..,[​IMG]

    I appreciate any input. Thanks! [​IMG]
     
  6. CluckyCluck

    CluckyCluck Chirping

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    I love your enthusiasm!

    There is nothing I don't love about my chickens.

    You will enjoy them immensely.
     
  7. kemclaughlin

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  8. kemclaughlin

    kemclaughlin Songster

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    Also, [​IMG]

    We love our chicks too!
     

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