Rooster that I saved from dying as a chick grew up to be kind.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Moochie, Sep 30, 2011.

  1. Moochie

    Moochie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Coincidence?

    He hatched out on day 23 with his yolk not fully absorbed, and Mama didn't want anything to do with him. She took a huge poop in the carrier and left the chick alone, while she went outside with the 4 other chicks. I took the little guy inside, put him in a shoebox with a moist towel and in my heated bed. The yolk absorbed and he started to get fluffy and dry. I saved him form death!
    Today he is 6 months old and a real sweetheart. His brothers had to go because of being aggressive and too flighty. But the one I saved is just right. I can pet him, pick him up, and hand feed him. He's LF too! Barnyard mix, light sussex and barred rock.
     
  2. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

    Jul 18, 2010
    Central Florida
    Awesome! Sounds like he was meant to be [​IMG]
     
  3. WilsonAcres

    WilsonAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    AWWW that's SO sweet! [​IMG]
     
  4. GardenGal

    GardenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a win win situation [​IMG] Do you have any pictures of him?
     
  5. 202roosterlane

    202roosterlane Happy Hen on a Harley

    Feb 24, 2011
    Central Arkansas
    Sounds like it was meant to be. I hope he is your buddy for a long, long time. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Sep 30, 2011
  6. the Pollo Loco

    the Pollo Loco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    am glad you saved him and didn't cull him... [​IMG]
     

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