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Saved Two Cute Chicks♥

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by mouaorientalroost, Nov 16, 2011.

  1. mouaorientalroost

    mouaorientalroost Out Of The Brooder

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    These two sweet orphan chicky, I saved them from my mother's hen, because she doesn't know how to brood them. She steps all over them and literally pecks at the baby chick legs, so I asked my mom to separate them. She told me she doesn't have time to lamp only two small baby chickens, because she's busy with her acres of garden, so I decided to take them and brood them myself, because they are so small, fragile, and one of the chick was limping, so if I leave them with their mother long enough they will both die (I always say: "Save what can be saved"), because the hen started out with 6 baby chicks and ended up with two, because the mother kept on stepping on them. I guess all hens are not always meant to be mothers (my mom says shes going in the pot...eheh). Well I separated them from their mother on 11/08/11, so let's see how cute they will grow up to be [​IMG]

    Breed: Sumatra MIX

    (UPDATE 11/16/11: THEY BOTH ARE EATING WELL AND THE ONE THAT'S BEEN LIMPING HAS HEALED, I'M VERY HAPPY)
     
    Last edited: Nov 16, 2011
  2. Chicken Frenzie

    Chicken Frenzie Chicken Whisperer

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    Awww!
     
  3. Kickin.Cowgirl

    Kickin.Cowgirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow so cute!!! [​IMG]
     
  4. ChickLover98

    ChickLover98 The Chicken Princess

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    So cute! Glad to hear they're doing good!
     
  5. jbourget

    jbourget Chillin' With My Peeps

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    awesome be cool to see what they look like grown sumatras are really sweet looking bird
     
  6. GardenGal

    GardenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aw, good job! Glad you saved them [​IMG]
     
  7. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    They are very cute! Glad you saved them! [​IMG]
     
  8. Darlasmum

    Darlasmum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    GOOD for you. I guess there is a lesson in this that the animals of the household can and should be looked after by all who live there.
     
  9. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    LIttle cuties. Good for you for saving them. [​IMG]
     

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