Olympia's chicks go outside for the first time! *CUTE PIC OVERLOAD*

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by HorseFeathers, Jun 29, 2009.

  1. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

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    Chick Days
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    Starts off inside the coop...
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    Olympia hops outside but no one follows, so she goes back in.
    Then the Delawares start to get curious...
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    Once Lympy catches on, everyone gets excited.
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    But some aren't too sure...
    "It's an awful long way down mommy..."
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    Soon everyone's outside, and Olympia takes her first dust bath in months. Feels good, huh Lympy?
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    The dirt she kicks up also has yummy bugs for the babies.
    "Heyyyyy, whatcha got?"
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    Uh-oh! Something happened! Everybody freeze!
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    Turkey-mumma.
    "STAY AWAY FROM MY CHICKS!!!!"
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    Then today...
    "How much is that chicky in the window... dah dah dah..."
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    Compare:
    One day old
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    Eleven days old
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    My mom (SeaChick) came up with a great way to keep the hens from getting the chick food. The chicks can go in and out, but the hens can't. As they grow, we cut doorways that they can fit through.
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  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Crowing

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    So cute!! Great idea with the feeders too!
     
  3. BAYAREABIRDER

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    Very nice! I love the idea!!!
     
  4. DebbieLynn

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    [​IMG] Beeeeeeautiful babies and what a good mama! [​IMG]
     
  5. Leah and peeps

    Leah and peeps Songster

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    Awwwwwwwww! I just LOVE the picture of the chick gazing out of the window!
     
  6. tunaoftheland

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    they look like they're having fun! That's a fun idea, are you going to keep photographing her next to the light bulb like that? It's a great reference for how much she's grown. Plus it's cute [​IMG]
     

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