There was an old chicken who lived in a shoe........

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by jeepchick, Feb 24, 2012.

  1. jeepchick

    jeepchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ....Had so many children she didn't know what to do....

    This momma will take pretty much any baby you give her so we are letting her do some of the work of us :) She does have heat in the pen so she doesnt have to cover all those babies.



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    They are clearly adopted kids...
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    I was going to try and thin her flock a little but I nearly lost a finger......
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    Last edited: Feb 24, 2012
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Super cute pics....I had a buff silkie that was an excellent mother....I had her brooding a batch of 13 chicks recently. Thanks for sharing your pictures!

    Sharon
     
  3. KrazyKhick

    KrazyKhick Out Of The Brooder

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    Having Silkies myself I know how happy she is right now!!!!! Adorable pics. I love it when the babies sit on top of the momma [​IMG]
     
  4. flgardengirl

    flgardengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sunny side up :)
    More like the "Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe" LOL! What a good mama! I have a cat that will take in any baby. Last fall she nursed an orphan squirrel along with some kittens.
     
  5. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    She does have her feathers full, doesn't she? How many chicks?
     
  6. KBlue

    KBlue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    now that's a supermom!

    goodness gracious, I'd be bald!
     
  7. NovaAman

    NovaAman Overrun With Chickens

    SO SWEET!
     
  8. jeepchick

    jeepchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HAHAHA That dawned on me this afternoon :p I HAVE to change that lol
     
  9. jeepchick

    jeepchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think she has 30 or 40 of em.....I have only been giving her bantams so at least they are itty bitties :)
     
  10. GardenGal

    GardenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's so cute! What a good Mama :)
     

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