the survivors

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by v.cyr, Jun 9, 2011.

  1. v.cyr

    v.cyr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok... out of 7 chicks we bought this year, these four have made it so far, and seem to be as healthy as can be( knock on wood)

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    the two buff brahmas are from the original 4 we bought(the two banties in that bunch didn't make it)....

    Magenta....
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    she is freaking huge, even compared to the other brahma...

    Columbia...
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    by far the calmest of the bunch...

    and the two banties we bought(less than a week after the first batch) to replace the ones that died...

    Currently Unnamed Silver Sebright
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    inquisitive lil'bugger.... was the only one that didn't run away when we picked them out

    Currently Unnamed Porcelain D'Uccle
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    very shy...
     
  2. FiveHens

    FiveHens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, the silver sebright is lovely! You should call her Lily. But she looks like a midget in the first pic. Out of curiosity, what do you have them on (as bedding)? It looks unusually purple for chick bedding! [​IMG]
     
  3. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Very cute! My d'uccle was very shy to begin with. I've worked on handling her and everytime I'm in the coop, she jumps up on my lap! She stays on my lap until I leave. Although, I'm having a hard time with her biting my fingers. Not sure what that's all about. She is 6 weeks old and I hope she grows out of that bad habit.
     
  4. v.cyr

    v.cyr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:its hampster bedding... we had a dungarian hampster for the last 2 years, and he died last month... leaving us with a surplus of bedding(and food...we had just bought a new bag of each before he died)... the package said it is safe for birds... it is pretty much just recyled newspaper, pulped up and dried... and since the Brahmas are standards, the Sebright and D'Uccle technically are midgets... it is just more drastic a comparison with Magenta... she is twice the size of Columbia, despite hatching the same day... good genetics, I guess...
     
  5. WVChickenFarmer

    WVChickenFarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are very cute!!
     

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