Rene's Little Chicks

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Firearia, Jun 22, 2011.

  1. Firearia

    Firearia Chillin' With My Peeps

    So, four dead chicks later I finally have some luck. At least for now, though I have a good feeling about it this time. Our hatchery EE didn't do so good as a broody, though I can't blame it all on her. I was in the coop yesterday and found one of the dead chicks and proceeded to remove it. I was with a friend and I came back to check on the other broody. I heard a little chirp and I started to cry. My poor friend couldn't figure out why and was very confused! [​IMG] I went home and then came back the next day to the baby still happy and running around. We have two or three eggs left to hatch. I'm not quite sure, I can't remember. Checking is out of the option with this momma, she'll usually murder you if you're within one foot of her. I was surprised as I tried to feed them both that I didn't get attacked. It's funny, she loves to hop up and sleep on you, but if you touch her without her permission? You better run fast. [​IMG]

    UPDATE: 3 Little healthy chicks and a momma~


    I'll have better pictures later as well as a video. I think this chick is crossed with one of my two EEs and my big BO rooster. My gut also tells me it's a boy.
    Oh and yes Rene's comb looks funny, she got the back of it ripped off when she was about three months old. I can't quite remember how it happened. [​IMG]

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    Last edited: Jun 29, 2011
  2. ginger c.

    ginger c. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    love the chicks face in the last pic. too sweet! [​IMG]
     
  3. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    Oh I think chicks with Broody mamas are just absolutely precious. Love that little one's face.
     
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    That's one cute chick and one protective mom.
     
  5. Firearia

    Firearia Chillin' With My Peeps

    Baby disappeared without a trace today. I'm getting tired of trying to do this the old fashioned way, that's five dead little chickies. I'm gonna really miss this one too, though, I really wish I saw this one, even if it was dead. I hate not knowing what happened to my animals.
     
  6. KaitlynChick55

    KaitlynChick55 Out Of The Brooder

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    Aww! So cute!
     
  7. lowry075

    lowry075 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I am so sorry, that is just awful. [​IMG]

    Your broody is beautiful though.[​IMG]
     
  8. Firearia

    Firearia Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks guys, she just hatched out the remaining three eggs and I've moved them to a safer place. We're on day three, and all's well. The thing is though, I have to leave them with the neighbours because we're going on vacation down to the states, I'm excited but worried for these guys. x3
     

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