Thier first sleep over!!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by edster951, Dec 2, 2007.

  1. edster951

    edster951 Songster

    I let the chicks and Chicken Little out this afternoon and forgot about them.

    Chicken Little went to bed in her old main coup with the others older girls, and the chicks were making a noise trying to find her.

    I rallied them up and put them in the main coup and closed the door. Still noisey, I left them.

    30 minutes later........
    I'll open the door at 5.30-6am just as they get up.

    Tomorrow will be thier first day out all day.
  2. Mac

    Mac Songster

    Jul 1, 2007
    South Central PA
    Sweet picture. The "littles" look to be all snuggled in!

    Good luck in the morning.

  3. MyPerfectChicken

    MyPerfectChicken Songster

    Jul 19, 2007
    Aww cute! [​IMG]
  4. What lovely comfy bedding they have, it looks lovely and clean too, well done, youre a good chicken mum/dad!!![​IMG]
  5. rosyposyosy

    rosyposyosy Songster

    Jul 11, 2007
    do chicks not know how to roost at that age? [​IMG]
  6. edster951

    edster951 Songster

    Quote:They tried to but 12 chicks don't fit under one hen on the roost, and she got tired of those on the floor chirping, so she jumped down and they all got under her.

    When she was on the roost, about 4 were under her, 1 on top of her and the rest below.

    This morning they were all sitting out in the open on the floor, two were under the broody hens. (the two hens on the right, Bossy (white) and Daisy (black/white))
    Last edited: Dec 2, 2007
  7. picklespickles

    picklespickles Songster

    Oct 27, 2007
    that is the sweetest picture. all snuggled in.
  8. edster951

    edster951 Songster


    can you believe there are 12 5 week old chicks there!!!!
  9. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Crowing

    What a good momma! That is such a sweet picture.

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