wild turkey chicks imprint on tiny bantam hen

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by dwalters, Aug 1, 2014.

  1. dwalters

    dwalters Chirping

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    A tiny sebright hen hatched one chick yesterday. Today she has one tiny chick and four wild turkey chicks about half grown. They seem to have lost their mother and wandered into the yard and attached to the chicken mama. She seems to be happy with them and is welcoming no problem. This is quite the sight to see. I dont know if I should do anything or just let their little family be. Any opinions appreciated. Thanks
     

  2. lightchick

    lightchick Crowing

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    I'd let them be for now. Lol I can just picture a tiny hen trying to sit a giant turkeys!
     
  3. dwalters

    dwalters Chirping

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    Thank you. She has been showing them around and talking to them just like hers. They are leary of me yet but will try to post pics asap
     

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