Peep's first day out (pic)

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by feldon, Aug 20, 2007.

  1. feldon

    feldon Out Of The Brooder

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    Here's little Peep 3 weeks old out on his/her first outing into the big world. I was a little nervous about the reaction of the rest of the flock, but mama was wonderfully protective. One of my barred went after the baby, & mom went out after her clucking and saying 'get away'. After that everything has gone smoothly. So, its back into the big coop for them. The first thing mom did when she was outside was to take the longest dust bath I've ever seen [​IMG]. It must have felt really good to her after all the time she's been nest bound. She was six weeks sitting on unfertile eggs, three weeks sitting on fertile eggs & three weeks isolated with little 'Peep' 'Peep' is a little Welsummer.
    Felicity
     
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  2. GoodEgg

    GoodEgg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Love the pics and the cute little Peep!

    She sounds like a great momma too. [​IMG] congrats!

    trish
     
  3. joebwe25

    joebwe25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cutie!!!!
    The little chick doesn't know what to makeof the dust bath!
     
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  4. Southern28Chick

    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

    Apr 16, 2007
    Cute. I looked at the first pic and thought whoa that momma has a dirty butt and then I saw the second pic and figured out why.
     
  5. RebelsHope

    RebelsHope Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cute little peeps! Momma is a pretty nice looking hen too [​IMG]
     
  6. ChrystalGail

    ChrystalGail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very cute...
     
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  7. cheepchicks

    cheepchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gosh aren't chicks just enough to make ya smile? Cute !
     
  8. RioLindoAz

    RioLindoAz Sleeping

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    sorry about wat happened to him
     
  9. DementedHam

    DementedHam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a cute chicky!! I think it is a little girl.
     
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