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Two New Babies!!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by saboyd, Dec 27, 2008.

  1. saboyd

    saboyd Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 28, 2008
    We had one of our RIR get broody (this was a first us...since we are newbies) and she was killing the chicks as they were born. She got three before we could stop her.

    That left two eggs that were barely starting to hatch, so we took them and put them under a heat lamp and last night they both popped out!

    They have been two happy campers all day. We crushed a little bit of chick starter for them and put it in the box, along with some water and they are pecking away at it this evening.

    One has gotten the hang of the waterer and the other one is catching on, so it looks like we are going to save them! [​IMG]

    We have now come "full circle" because we got our birds when they were just three days old and now our babies have babies! Pretty cool really...[​IMG]
  2. #1California Chick

    #1California Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 5, 2008
    SF Bay Area
    Good job of saving those babies!! How exciting!![​IMG]

  3. Chicken Woman

    Chicken Woman Incredible Egg

    Oct 16, 2008
    PICTURES !!!! PLEASE !!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  4. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008

    So glad you saved them !!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  5. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    Good for you! Are you gonna introduce the new chicks later on to the original momma? Or What? Just curious.....[​IMG]
  6. Jaboyd2u

    Jaboyd2u Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 25, 2008
    Branford Fl
    Very cool hope to see them soon online! [​IMG]
  7. AmazonDragon

    AmazonDragon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 21, 2008
    Congratulations [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

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