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Oh boy... i've become a mother!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by AnimalsComeFirst, Feb 8, 2012.

  1. AnimalsComeFirst

    AnimalsComeFirst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We just got this little baby 2 days ago. Her name is Lucy and she is almost 4 months old and still goes, "cheep, cheep, cheep".
    She's a Bantam Black Australorp.... never heard of it? Neither had I until we got her!

    What a cutie, she follows me everywhere, and the minute I sit down she'll jump up and settle right down on my lap. Often she will try to "preen" my feathers! :) Just a hour ago, I was outside and witnessed Lucy being pecked by Nellie.... just a small "This is MY food." peck.... and where did the little hen go? Running right over to her "mama"! (Mama, being me.) She scurried between my legs and looking up at my face, started cheeping. I sat down and she went right under my legs and started to fall asleep.

    I've never had a baby chicken before, so this was quite a surprise! I was expecting that she would make one of the other hens her "momma", Haha!

    Jumping on my lap
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    Examining my hand
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    Laying in my lap
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  2. GoldDogsMom

    GoldDogsMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 Black Australorps and they are so sweet, just getting to laying age and squatting like good little girls! Enjoy your Lucy - they are so pretty with their shiny black feathers with a touch of green!
     
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    She is going to be gorgeous when she's grown! Lucky you!
     
  4. AnimalsComeFirst

    AnimalsComeFirst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, the feathers are beautiful!


    Can't wait! :D
     
  5. abbey808

    abbey808 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awww... she is beautiful!! She has such a sweet little face. I can tell that she totally adores you. Thanks for sharing pics of your little girl... [​IMG]
     
  6. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    I love the cheep-cheep stage. So trusting....
     
  7. AnimalsComeFirst

    AnimalsComeFirst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! :)


    I know - I love it!
     

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