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Walking with Chickens; Watching them grow

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Sam and Domino, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. Sam and Domino

    Sam and Domino Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 2, 2012
    Hey guys! I am Sammy and I joined BC days ago, and for my birthday (April 1st wohoo) my parents had gotten me and my sisters 6 baby chicks!

    Powder Puff (Puff): Smallest Red sex-link hen, kinda looked like she is a mini explosive because she looks like a puffball/cottonball

    Hawk: Likes to perch like a hawk, very loud when you're in the room and don't pick her up (red sex link hen)

    Peepers: Red-sex link hen who tends to be the first up in the morning (haha); sister named it after Peep Marshmallows

    Domino: Tetra-tint hen with 2 small black dots on her feathering; tends to try to be the leader

    Cercae: Smallest Tetra-tint with no spots; name means heart in polish (Sir-say)

    Gardenia: Tetra-tint with one big black spot on her neck; got her name from roaming onto my pot and pulling out my flower x.x;

    Is it odd that I have fallen so much in love with these guys that I am nuts over chickens now? [​IMG]
    Or is it just me?

    This forum I'd like to continue as they age, and put up photos of them growing up

  2. OreoPlymothRock

    OreoPlymothRock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2012
    they are so cute!
  3. Sam and Domino

    Sam and Domino Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 2, 2012
    Thank you n.n I am turning into a future fanatic haha
  4. linkedsilas

    linkedsilas Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 23, 2011
    i usually take weekly picks and post to facebook
    they seem to grow every time i look at one
  5. Sam and Domino

    Sam and Domino Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 2, 2012
    I know! Their mature feathers are already coming in T.T
  6. Sam and Domino

    Sam and Domino Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 2, 2012
    Mature feathers are beginning to come in on wings and they are trying to fly!
  7. Sam and Domino

    Sam and Domino Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 2, 2012
    They look like they are slowly growing bigger :)
  8. EeyoreD

    EeyoreD Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 26, 2012
    Attica, MI
    More pictures!
  9. nicolets

    nicolets Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2010
    Monroe County, PA
    Yes! I've heard chicks can grow surprisingly a lot in one week and would like to see how much for myself!
  10. Bunny lover

    Bunny lover New Egg

    Apr 6, 2012
    Hello everyone,
    I joined a few days ago with just two chicks. No names yet, no idea of gender or breed. I have a question. We found our 'guy' the younger of the two chicks soaking wet by his water container. I picked him up to dry him off and he doesn't have any chest hair. [​IMG] He didn't have much before and I'm not sure if he has any less since he was all wet. The two of them seem to enjoy being together, where one goes the other and when one is out of the bin playing with the family, the other is having a fit. We usually have them both out together but that 3 seconds they are apart are terrible for them. We think the bigger of the two is a female, she acts like one. Our yellow guy had a bum leg when we first got him but he seems better now. So are there fewer feathers on a male? female? in the chest area? Also, is there anyway to tell what breed they are by the wings? Our 'girl' has lovely brown wings and strips and all kinds of beautifulness.

    Thank you,
    [​IMG] gwyn

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