The first dust bath...at 12 days pic

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by windtryst, May 17, 2010.

  1. windtryst

    windtryst Songster

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    Having a hen raise the chicks is so much fun to watch. She teaches them so much more than we can in a brooder box...
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  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    So cute! [​IMG]
     
  3. flgardengirl

    flgardengirl Songster

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    Very cute!! Isn't it amazing how they just know how to do that? I have some I hatched out in the incubator a few days ago and one is already trying to dust bath in the extra food they kicked around on the floor of thier brooder. No mamma to teach him...just instincts, I guess.
     
  4. MarieNC

    MarieNC Songster

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    One of mine did this today after I added new bedding. The the others came around and picked the bedding out of her feathers. They are about 2.5 weeks old. So cute!
     
  5. ShannonS79

    ShannonS79 Chirping

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    One of my 2 week old chicks was giving herself a dust bath in the pine shavings today. Pretty funny, and cute. [​IMG]
     

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