My new cochin mommy lovin' her peeps

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by bantyshanty, Feb 16, 2011.

  1. bantyshanty

    bantyshanty Oval Office Courier

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    My cochin Kurta hatched out 6 eggs which are mille fleur and blue-laced d'uccles on Feb 14:love. She then adopted 3 more hatched out by my Polish crested, who decided the best thing to brood was something that didn't move and tried to peck them into stillness (crazy broody has reinforced the stereotype about her breed!)

    This is Kurta's first brood. She's 5 months old. She's been wonderful wit her 9 chicks so far!

    My seven-year-old (avatar pic) got this pic with her camera.

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    Does anyone know, how do you submit a pic to try to make it the photo of the week?

    Do the mods just choose one?

    I think this would be a nice one [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Feb 16, 2011
  2. Darlasmum

    Darlasmum Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Diamond Wire Farms

    Diamond Wire Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are adorable!
    And she will probably hang on to them FOREVER.
    My cochin broody tries to shove 4 month old LF chicks under her butt.
    With D'Ucles I bet she would be brooding them until they were laying themselves!
     
  4. axion_lotus

    axion_lotus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So cute! [​IMG]

    Cochins notoriously make excellent mamas! [​IMG]
     
  5. MareeZoCool

    MareeZoCool Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] I NOMINATE this cocin momma hen and her peeps
    AS THE PHOTO OF THE WEEK!
     
  6. Love my Critters!

    Love my Critters! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] My silkies will do the same thing, even when the chicks are way too old to be "sat" on, my hens still try and cover them with their wings. It is so cute, I love hens and their chicks...
     
  7. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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  8. stuckinthecity

    stuckinthecity Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How pretty... I hope to share pictures of my hen, that likes to set, with chicks sometime soon!
     
  9. birds4me

    birds4me Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Such a sweet picture! Should submit it to some magizines and newspapers!
     
  10. bantyshanty

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    My first-grader takes way better "action"shots than me. It's her pic.

    My two older broody cochins have their remaining daughter cochins (one each) snuggling behind them in their nest boxes each night to sleep. They young'uns are 6 mo old [​IMG]

    I'll submit the pic, thanks!
     

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