They're heeeeeeereeeee! *pics*

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Caat, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. Caat

    Caat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I picked up my chicks this afternoon!!! I originally understood that I would be getting week olds which I was fine with. Imagine my surprise when we picked up these guys & gals below who're about 5 weeks old! LOL. The great thing is my chances of losing a chick are greatly reduced though, I was kinda hoping I would be getting lil fuzzbutts...

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    there are 16 in total, I beleive 3 are roosters
     
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  2. mallory2013

    mallory2013 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay!!! They are so cute! [​IMG]
     
  3. Caat

    Caat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    when can you start giving your chickens treats? Like veggies N such?
     
  4. Henicillin

    Henicillin Pill Counting Pullet

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    I've been giving my first batch treats since they were a few days old, and they'll be six weeks tomorrow. As long as they have grit, they can have snacks. Try watermelon - it's a huge hit at my house!
     
  5. Henicillin

    Henicillin Pill Counting Pullet

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    Oh, and [​IMG] for your beautiful babies!
     
  6. Caat

    Caat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    note to self, get grit!
    I wasn't expecting my chicks to be this old, but it's great, hubby's been checking on them every hour "just to make sure" now, he's settled down to watch a movie but we have to go check on them as soon as the movie is over lol. I'm blessed to have my honey!

    I can't wait to start giving them goodies!
     
  7. Haunted Chicken

    Haunted Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm finding it hard to leave the house for more than an hour or two with Chicks. I start worrying. Congratulations on your arrival [​IMG]
     
  8. Caat

    Caat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm willing myself not to worry. I know they are safe, they have water, food and warmth... they group together to sleep but are all over the brooder when "active". Some of them more active than others [​IMG] Very cute to watch. The pups were quite disapointed mind you, their hopes of fresh chicken squished when hubby walked past them adn straight into the garage
     
  9. Firefighter Chick

    Firefighter Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what kind are they?
     
  10. Caat

    Caat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Barred Plymouth Rock and Chanteclers.
     

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