The first dust bath...at 12 days pic

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

  1. windtryst

    windtryst Chillin' With My Peeps

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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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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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 Out Of The Brooder

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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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