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Should i get a freind for my lonley chick??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Bunnytamer, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. Bunnytamer

    Bunnytamer Out Of The Brooder

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    yesterday i bought a chick and she has been VERY loud, but when i come in the room she runs over to the side of the cage where im at and chirps.
    i want to get her a new freind from the same place but my mom might not want another chicken??
     
  2. En Plein Air Farms

    En Plein Air Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Absolutely ask your mother first :) We need mom's to be allies, not enemies!

    Chickens are herd animals, they like to have buddies.
    Also check, is there plenty of clean water?

    Good luck!
     
  3. Bunnytamer

    Bunnytamer Out Of The Brooder

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    yes there is alot of water! c: she has three little holes that she can drink out of, and she likes to run around in her food and then runs under her heated crab pillow. they said she was a good egg laying chicken, but they didnt tell me the breed.
     
  4. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    X2 You can use a stuffed animal until you get the okay from your mom.
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    Michele
     
  5. Bunnytamer

    Bunnytamer Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes she has the heated crab pillow that she likes to hide under ;)
    if my mom says no what do i do?
     
  6. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    Your doing all you can at the moment. Always research, before you purchase. It will make your chick friendly, due to you having to handle to keep quiet.
     
  7. Bunnytamer

    Bunnytamer Out Of The Brooder

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    How can i tell her breed at such a young age? she has two dark stripes from her head to her back and her baby feathers are still in, because she's a week old.
     
  8. AAJ

    AAJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Get another one now, your mom will understand.
     
  9. Bunnytamer

    Bunnytamer Out Of The Brooder

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    Well am thinking i have to wait until tomorrow to buy more feed
     
  10. crumptz

    crumptz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chickens need to be with a "group". They don't do really great individually. I suggest a pal for your chick. Perhaps a bantam since it will be small... could be easier to convince mom!
     

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