THE CHICKS HAVE ARRIVED!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by fuzz, May 14, 2009.

  1. fuzz

    fuzz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its official, I am a chicken owner!

    2 Sultans and two silkies. The two silkies are black and blue. Just gorgeous!! They are about 2 days old and SO soft! The 6 barred rocks are comming in june [​IMG]

    So far so good. The temperature is 90 degrees and they are all active and eating and drinking. Its easier with only 4 to keep an eye on all of them. I am so excited, I named them black one Jafar after aladdin as he is such an evil little cutie [​IMG] The rest names are comming and will most likely be from aladdin and I have no clue why [​IMG]

    I really want to name one Rafiki but I am hoping for all hens and no roo's but I already think one of the sultans are a roo.

    I am soo excited and I just adore them! There is nothing like getting your first chicks.

    Also the smaller sultan is really slow and a tidge less active, I am worried about him. Is there anything I can do for him? I see no real signs of sickenss other than her being slow and sleepy. She eats and drinks fine I really want them all to survive!

    Megan
     
  2. chickenlittle32

    chickenlittle32 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on being a new chicken owner...It is an addiction! Can't wait to see pics!
     
  3. Lil chick chick

    Lil chick chick Out Of The Brooder

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  4. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    Congrats! They sound cute, cant wait for pictures
     
  5. ChickieNikki

    ChickieNikki Chillin' With My Peeps

    Congrats--isn't it like being a little kid again--I'm totally addicted!

    Post some pics if you can--I'd love to see!!
     
  6. The Wolf Queen

    The Wolf Queen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mix half a jar of hot water(for some reason Karo only mixes with hot water [​IMG]) with Karo syrup (either kind works) then after mixing it fill up the rest of the feeder jar thing with cold water and let the chick drink it. If it doesnt dip its it beak in it.
     
  7. fuzz

    fuzz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The chicks are healthier looking today and very active.

    I am looking for some toys for them because they seem to be getting bored. Any toys or treats that I can give them at this age?

    (3 or 4 days old)

    Also I am already taking them outside for very short amounts at a time. About 10 minutes and only when it is warm and they love it and are just the cutest things!!
     
  8. Polish Chickens

    Polish Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on your new and coming chicks and also we'd love to see pics of your chickies
     
  9. fuzz

    fuzz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My sister took pictures today, I will upload them later. They are just DARLING!
     
  10. Polish Chickens

    Polish Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have yet to take pics of my little Polish poofies as I can't find a camera x_x
     

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