Orphans

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Brian53, Sep 17, 2014.

  1. Brian53

    Brian53 New Egg

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    One of my free ranges chickens showed up this morning with 13 new chicks. This afternoon a neighbor's dog killed the hen and now I have 12 orphans. Attached is a picture of one. I am hoping someone can tell me how old they are so that I can know where I am in the raising chicks process?[​IMG]
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Sorry for the loss of your hen. The chick pictured appears to be 2 or 3 days old.
     
  3. Brian53

    Brian53 New Egg

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    Thank you...
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Agree it's less than a week old.
     
  5. Brian53

    Brian53 New Egg

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    Thanks for your help. They are doing great...[​IMG]
     

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