Stepbantymum- chicks have 2 mums!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bantymum, Oct 1, 2007.

  1. This is a story of 2 next door neighbours in the coop:
    1 hatched out 2 chicks.
    the other kicked hers out before hatching.
    A door was left open and they started to congregate.
    The mummy hen asked the neighbour to bantysit for her.
    The neighbour moved in and has stayed ever since.


  2. WindyOaksYokes

    WindyOaksYokes Songster

    Jul 17, 2007
    Central Virginia
    Oh what a cute story... and those banty's are beautiful... I want some... OOPPSSS good thing DH is asleep... he would kill me for sure and never let me back on this site!!!! Oh well... I can dream while he is asleep!!! [​IMG] I just love that blue and the solid white... oh they are so pretty... hmmm... think I could smuggle some in with out him noticing???? [​IMG] Ohhhh I am going to get in trouble LOL... Hehe... my lil Jesse girl could con daddy into her getting some... oh I am so wicked LOL... Bantymum those are really pretty though!!!!!

    (by the way... off topic... 11 duck eggs so far... and still going)
  3. Queen of the Lilliputians

    Queen of the Lilliputians Songster

    Apr 5, 2007
    Adorable! And your silkies are GORGEOUS!

    This is probably a weird thing to say, but what beautiful earlobes on your chickens! Ok... that did sound weird.. I'm in my 30's though and used to being this way... [​IMG]

  4. Oh windy thats fantastic, Ive had so much going on here.
    11 duck eggs wowee!!!
    By the way, the blue is a animal marking spray that I had to use to mark the correct mum!!!!!as I cant tell them apart.
    they are both whites. The babies will be buff as the roo was red!
    The mums have had a mohawk haircut so they can see where they are going, They used to bump into mikeys bikes and the clothesline etc. otherwise they had lovely fluffballs on top!!!!
    Ill keep watching out for your duck posts! good luck.
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2007
  5. Thanks queenie! may I call you that????Its cute.
    Yes the earlobes are a beautiful sapphire blue.
  6. WindyOaksYokes

    WindyOaksYokes Songster

    Jul 17, 2007
    Central Virginia
    Thanks hun... and will let you know when something... IF something developes... still not sure if she is going to set or not...

    I need to get off this post before I go and order me a couple of those LOL.
  7. Hi Windy, dont worry, she will probably set when she gets to 20 like mine did!!!if she doesnt, make some cakes!!!
  8. Catalina

    Catalina Songster

    Jul 19, 2007
    Oh they are sooo pretty!!
  9. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    Oh Helen.....BEAUTIFULL Mums!!! Im glad Queen said it so I didnt have to ....LOL...but thier earlobes are very pretty! And blue beaks! Only a chickenholic would notice those! LOL Those babies are going to be strikeing! I cant waite to see them grow up.
  10. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Don't let DH know that they're chickens...they're really mutated bunnies imported from Chernobyl.

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