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Our first outdoor adventure! Lots of pics!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by 4H kids and mom, Mar 25, 2007.

  1. 4H kids and mom

    4H kids and mom Cooped Up

    Mar 10, 2007
    Southern Wisconsin
    Today was so lovely and sunny, so I just had to take some of the chickies out! They LOVED it! There was wing stretching...
    and lots of pecking around...
    most stayed stuck to us like glue! Even climbing all over the kids...



    We all had a GREAT time! It reached a high of about 74 today, so it was perfect weather for them. [​IMG] It was soooo cute that when we'd try to get up and walk away, they all fly or scamper after us just as quick as they can! BTW, this is not ALL of our babies. These are what we beleive are our hens. These are the friendly biddies we play with everyday. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 25, 2007
  2. zimmy

    zimmy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 24, 2007
    Awwwww!! How old are the munchkins?

    The one facing the camera in the third picture is darling!

    (Ha, 74 would be nice :3 It's barely spring and it feels like the high is usually 80-something)
    Last edited: Mar 25, 2007
  3. akahn01

    akahn01 Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 18, 2007
    what kind of chickens are those?
  4. cookinmom

    cookinmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2007
    Saint George GA
    I love it! Was that chickenduck, front right in the second picture?

    Don't you love how they're starting to get a little raggedy with their baby fluff coming out between the feathers. Our babies are the same age, and they look like that too. It is so funny to me!
  5. 4H kids and mom

    4H kids and mom Cooped Up

    Mar 10, 2007
    Southern Wisconsin
    cookinmom...yep! Thats our little ChickenDuck! My daughter is praying its a female because then she's garaunteed a 'place' in our flock...lol [​IMG] We have one chick that a SUPER fluffy right now, it looks really weird!! Its got fluff sticking up on its head and just looks really goofy with their still oversized feet!

    akahn01....We are raising Ameraucanas and Easter Eggers. We love their uniquness and colors, and their personalities are so darling!

    zimmy....they will be 3 weeks old on Tuesday. Already nearly fully feathered and they each weigh close to a pound! They LOVED it outside and we had a blast having them climb all over us! It was like they were all saying "Wait! Dont leave me here!" and when we'd walk alway they'd charge after us in kind of a half fly half run thing that made us all laugh! [​IMG]
  6. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Dec 26, 2006
    California - SF East Bay
    Tooooo cute! Thanks for sharing those pics.
  7. tnokie

    tnokie Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 13, 2007
    I love first days out! They get so excited and are so anxious to explore. Graet fun. Nice chicks,look like EE"s
  8. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I wish the weather here was good enough to take out the birds!!!! Rain rain rain rain bah! My chicks are jealous of yours. :p
  9. 4H kids and mom

    4H kids and mom Cooped Up

    Mar 10, 2007
    Southern Wisconsin
    tnokie....some of them are EE's and some are Ameraucanas. I love their individuality! [​IMG] Its nice to have chicks that all look unique...makes them easier to name! [​IMG]

    I've been taking them out everyday now for about an hour or so at a time, and they LOVE it! Its funny though that if I get up or walk away, they are right on my heels peeping at me like "Hey! Wait for me Mom!" I laugh everytime! Cute little boogers sure grow on ya...[​IMG]
  10. bigzio

    bigzio Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 20, 2007
    mom, thanks for sharing the pics of the happy peeps. Even when they grow and become adults they will continue to entertain every day. Gotta luv them peeps!


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