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When will they leave?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Schultz, Mar 24, 2009.

  1. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

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    I went to check on the babies tonight that were hatched 2/14&16 (a month ago) and this is what I encountered and wanted to share. You would think the way they are acting that they are newly hatched!
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    I hope this picture shows how big they are compared to momma:
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  2. Oh gosh, those babys are HUGE.
    They can be separated right away.
     
  3. Solace

    Solace Songster

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    They look about bakin size [​IMG]
     
  4. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    If it's not bothering you, I would leave em.
     
  5. Chicky Tocks

    Chicky Tocks [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2666.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Ru

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    [​IMG] That second pic is priceless. It's almost an answer to mama hen's question if they'll ever leave. They're adorable! Love those big ol baby eyes.
     
  6. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

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    [​IMG] No it's not bothering me or the momma, she loves them. This is what they have been doing at night but during the day they run all over the coop. I just thought it was funny!
     
  7. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

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    Quote:Shame on you, they aren't baking size....yet...unless it's a roo! [​IMG]
     
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  8. Solace

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    I told my wife today I was going to run this last batch of Serama eggs through the incubator and only keep the hens to replace the ones I lost during that cold spell. Told her the only roo's I'd consider keeping would have to be really special otherwise we were eating some quail sized chickens. [​IMG]

    Really cool pics btw. They are lucky she didn't run them off long ago.
     
  9. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

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    Well, let me know how Serama taste :lol or bring some here but only 1 roo allowed!
    She has been a really great momma but I think she's spoiling the kids!
     

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