what is your favourite thing about raising chicks?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chickitty, Feb 22, 2012.

  1. chickitty

    chickitty Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 18, 2012
    Mangilao, Guam
    just want to know what everyone enjoys about raising chicks....mine is watching them play around [​IMG]
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2012
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    I love the compost they generate.
    I've always been a gardener and the local stable closed so I needed another manure source.

    After that, the eggs, meat and they are the easy way to clear a garden of weed seeds and bugs.
  3. chickenmanII

    chickenmanII Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 12, 2012
    I enjoy watching how fast they grow. and the things they do. We had a moth get in the brooder with ours and they chased it around and around until 1 caught it, it was very funny.
  4. Pulling my hair out trying to sex them and then trying to leep them from flying randomly into the younger chicks and plowing them down. After that the companionship, colors, and SHOWING THEM
  5. Remudamom

    Remudamom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Watching them run around the farm, listening to their noises, gathering eggs.

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