Proud moms with 1 of their babies. PIC!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by pennie1, Jun 24, 2010.

  1. pennie1

    pennie1 Redneck Silkie

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    Well, after all of the worry about 2 hens on 1 nest and incorporating incubator chicks into clutch, here is 1 of the results. The other 7 are hiding under moms.

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    We are all very proud of our babies. Looks like their are 4 blues and 3 blacks.
     
  2. mrslb333

    mrslb333 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So cute! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. Mandalina

    Mandalina Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that is a great pic!!!
     
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Wow! When you have two broody hens on the same nest which one gets the chicks? Do the chicks imprint on both hens or just one?
     
  5. pennie1

    pennie1 Redneck Silkie

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    That's a good question. I see all of the chicks going to both without a problem. The hens take turns going outside to stretch & I found Molly, the little Birchen bantam watching over them then. It's really cute to watch. It's like a hippy commune or something. Wouldn't it be great if people could behave like that?
     

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