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They're here! They're here! They're here!!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MamaInPajamas, Feb 26, 2015.

  1. MamaInPajamas

    MamaInPajamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I picked up my darlings after work today and I was as anxious/excited on the car ride home as I was when I first brought my kiddos home from the hospital! lol
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    I think they've got a pretty good setup:
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    The Buff Orpingtion is named Stampy Longbeak (chosen by 8 y/o DS). She's a loose cannon and was trying to jump out of the box at the feed store, then got home and tried to escape the brooder. She ran straight at me and tried to jump over my arm! She also fought me on the vitamins, and hence is covered in Nutri-Drench.

    The Silver-Laced Wyandotte is Lucy. She is surprisingly affectionate.

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    The Barred Rock in the front is Batman (chosen by 4 y/o DS). She's kind of...well...a chicken. Poor thing was really cold when she came out of the box though. She's happy now under the heater.

    The Ameraucana is behind Batman. Her name is Brownie (short for Miss Brown Chicken chosen by 4 y/o DD).

    Showed them the food and water, then shoved them under the heater and they quieted down almost immediately, though Stampy did come out and try to charge me!

    So excited and loving the new babies!
     
  2. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    Congratulations!! [​IMG] Enjoy you're babies!
     
  3. RJSorensen

    RJSorensen Chicken George

    You have a nice looking setup there for your new chicks. Good to see others that love their birds as much as you do. Good job, please take the time to enjoy them, as you know they grow so very fast.

    Best to you and your birds,

    RJ
     
  4. MamaInPajamas

    MamaInPajamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're even more fun than I expected! They settled in very comfortably last night and love their new home. Their personalities are already shining through :)
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    Brownie is so very friendly. She chased my hand around the brooder trying to hop up on me. Made it a little difficult to get the poop covered paper towels up, but it was just adorable!

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    I had to show them the food and waterer again this morning but now they're just gobbling it up!
    Batman came out for a bit but seems to be content under the heater so I couldn't get a picture.
    They're mostly pretty quiet, just soft little chirps now and then. So cute to watch!
     
    Last edited: Feb 27, 2015
  5. starbuck123

    starbuck123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi mamainpajamas, we are in the Twin Cities also. :) May I ask where you got your chicks? We are getting ours in May. You cam P.M. me if you would be more comfortable with that.

    They are very cute!
     
  6. MamaInPajamas

    MamaInPajamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! We went to EggPlant Urban Farm Supply on Selby Ave in St Paul. They are great and very helpful.
     

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