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Pics of my rescue chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by 00 Turok, Mar 16, 2012.

  1. 00 Turok

    00 Turok Out Of The Brooder

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    Not the greatest quality. I tried to get close ups of the feathers, but it won't focus when very close so this is the best I could do. Cheap camera.

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    They don't like being separated. They peep like crazy if I take 1 out of the room & leave the other behind. The big 1 I named Feathers, because it started growing feathers 1st & likes to try to fly. Still thinking what to name the other. [​IMG]

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    Close up of Feathers.

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    Just cleaned their mini cooper & already they defiled it. [​IMG]

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    [​IMG] FEEDING TIME !!! [​IMG] Real good view of the poo too. [​IMG]
     
  2. 3LilBirds

    3LilBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

    Congrats on the new chicks! They are super cute!
     
  3. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Oh, that's so cute too! It's bringing back memories of our first chicks - we got two, had a similar brooder set-up (it is going to get a LOT messier before they're out of there. :p) and our older one was called Feathers too. Congrats on your chicks, they look adorable!
     
  4. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Are you planning on using those Cornish X chicks for meat, or just pets? : )

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  5. DCasper

    DCasper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You will find that you want more chickens after being around these two.
     
  6. MadabtChickens

    MadabtChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very cute! My 4 Delawares drove me nuts with how messy and stinky they got the brooder so quickly by the time they were 4 weeks old. They moved out to the coop a week later. I'm so glad it's warmer now. My 4 EEs will be out there as soon as they're mostly feathered out. Needless to say I do not enjoy the brooding part of raising chickens. I enjoy them so much more when they're not constantly making messes for me to clean up. [​IMG]
     
  7. 00 Turok

    00 Turok Out Of The Brooder

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    Pets only... can't eat a pet. I got too attached the poopers [​IMG] besides... I don't like chicken.

    When I was 15, chicken was on sale for 5 cents a lb & my mom bought so many birds, (to make a long story short) it took us 1.5 years to eat them all & she wouldn't buy any other kind of meat, because she was afraid they would somehow rot in the 2 floor freezers we had them in. So I got burned out on chicken, but the thing that clinched it was when I took a summer job cleaning chicken houses. [​IMG] They don't clean those houses until they sell the birds. You know how much poo 26,000 birds can leave behind in 8 weeks? [​IMG]I had to wear a full face gas mask just get within 30 ft. of the houses. Needless to say I only worked that job for 1 summer... just 1 summer... let me emphasize how I just lasted ONE summer. [​IMG] Accually I didn't even make it till August. When Texas temps got over 100 F in late July... the ammonia started burning my skin like I was at the beach. Even burned me underneath my clothes. After my last stint I said *BLEEP* this & never looked back.

    I read how a member here... kuntrygirl... kept her cornish Xs alive & healthy for 4 years. I hope to do the same for these 2.
     

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