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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by duckduck, Jun 21, 2009.

  1. duckduck

    duckduck In the Brooder

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    Ok I have been mostly just reading on the forums. I used to have call ducks (hence the "duckduck" id). These are my very first batch of chicks and I am thrilled and totally hooked! 3 are white silkies that I purchased from a fellow BYC member and the rest are from my little flock and hopefully they will be frizzles. Before the pics I do have one question...when is it safe for them to go outside? Will they get too hot? We have been having temps in the high 90's already. They would be in a shady well ventilated barn but for now they're in the house in a homemade "brooder."

    Here are the 2 just hatched w/in the last 24hrs.

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    And here's the whole crew
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    OMG I just realized I have 12 yes TWELVE chickens now! The number tripled in about a week! lol
     
  2. Sillystunt

    Sillystunt Master of the Silly

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    cute~
     
  3. tomato lady

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    CUTE! CUTE!! CUTE!!!

    You can expect that number (12) to grow. I once had just 12 -- about a month ago. Now I don't even discuss numbers when hubby is nearby, but there are 31 chickens in the coop now.......Shhhh.
     
  4. duckduck

    duckduck In the Brooder

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    LOL thanks guys! I'm planning on just collecting the eggs every day and enjoying the babies I have now before getting anymore. My space is limited as well so that will keep me in check....somewhat [​IMG]
     
  5. Gonzo

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    how sweet! Love the pics! congrats! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. gway2008

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    Quote:Lol, just do what I am doing... Build a bigger coop. [​IMG]
     

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