OEGB mama adopted all of them!! pics!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by bantiesrule, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. bantiesrule

    bantiesrule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had an OEGB that hatched out 6 chicks. The same day I hatched out 12 in the incubator. I fixed a little corner in the chicken coop to brood my 12. Gave them food and water and then thought I'd put mama and her babies in there so they could have the chick starter also. I figured I'd watch close to make sure the mama didn't pick on the other babies. Not only didn't she pick on them, she adopted them all!

    Here they are the first day:
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    First day outside:
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    Keeping them all warm:
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    Every one is under but...
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    Checking things out:
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    Boiled eggs are the best!!
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  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

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    Oh, how achingly precious!!!

    Thank you so much for sharing!
     
  3. slightlyscrambled

    slightlyscrambled Chillin' With My Peeps

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    just gotta love those OEGB they are just the sweetest mamas!!
     
  4. molly d

    molly d Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:X2!!! [​IMG]
     
  5. happyhens44

    happyhens44 BroodyAddict

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    That's wonderful! I'm so happy she adopted them she must be the happiest chicken mother [​IMG]
     
  6. happyhens44

    happyhens44 BroodyAddict

    Apr 25, 2010
    Northern WI
    That's wonderful! I'm so happy she adopted them she must be the happiest chicken mother [​IMG]
     
  7. happyhens44

    happyhens44 BroodyAddict

    Apr 25, 2010
    Northern WI
    Sorry double post
     
  8. Kittymomma

    Kittymomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awwwww! [​IMG] I just love broody girls and their babies.
     
  9. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    AWESOME!! Friend of mine hatched out some of my Bobwhite eggs under her broody OEG. Lil' Kim is raising up the babies with no problems at all.

    As my friend said, How come animals with their differences can accept each other, but people can not?
     
  10. Treegod

    Treegod Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm amazed she can cover them all [​IMG]

    Beautiful pictures [​IMG]
     

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