Whooot! Fuzzy Butts Are Here!!!!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Lil_Miss_Farmer_Chick, Mar 3, 2011.

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    My first set of fuzzy butts are here. The PO Distribution plant called this morning and I drove 45mins to pick them up, otherwise they would have had to sit at the plant all night because they came in after the truck left this morning. I put them in the brooder and ran out to the coop for my silkie surrogate mother and all is good!

    I got Ideal's STD Assorted Cochin Pullet pack 16 total, no packing peanuts. 4 Red, 4 White, 4 Blue, 2 Buff, and 2 Gold


    Black Betty our silkie, this hen is gold to me. She was helping raise 6 chicks with two of my other silkies and I just knew she would take these chicks if I put her in with them.


    I am amazed that all sixteen fit under her!

    I also have 33 eggs in the incy going into lockdown tomorrow and 25 day-old chicks due to arrive next wed. I am in fuzzy butt heaven!

    Edited because I can't seem to spell today!
    Last edited: Mar 3, 2011
  2. columbiacritter

    columbiacritter Songster

    Jun 7, 2008
    Scappoose Oregon
    Congrats! She is a treasure to have for sure.
  3. TheSpiceGirls

    TheSpiceGirls Crowing

    Oct 6, 2010
    Bay Area, CA
    I can't believe that there are 16 fuzzy butts under that one tiny hen! [​IMG]
  4. LOL, it cracks me up. My 19 yr old son went out and looked at them. He's like where are the babies. Cheep, Cheep, Cheep....OMG she ate them. [​IMG][​IMG]

    Gotta love it.

    It did take her a bit to sit just right to get them all underneath her.
  5. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

    May 11, 2010
    Wow! She took right to them!

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