Yay! Broody is accepting adopted chicks!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lovemychickies, Apr 11, 2009.

  1. lovemychickies

    lovemychickies Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 1, 2009
    Northern CA!!
    I went out at 5:30 this morning and put three day-old chicks under my broody bantam!! She is doing great, eating and letting them under her belly when other hens come by!

    I'm so excited! She had been laying on unfertile eggs for nearly a month and I switched them out for the babies! (She was very determined.)

    I'm keeping a VERY close eye on everybody, but so far so good. Woohoo! [​IMG]
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    That is great to hear!!!!!!!!!!!!! [​IMG]
  3. TheDuckCrew

    TheDuckCrew Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2009
    congrats! i think pictures are in order...lol
  4. BeardedChick

    BeardedChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Good to hear! I need to stick a loner chick under the broody tomorrow morning... Hope it goes as well as your project went.
  5. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

    Apr 2, 2008
    Southern Maine
    Quote:I second that. Pics!
  6. Chicks_N_Horses

    Chicks_N_Horses Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 30, 2009
    South Alabama
  7. warmfuzzies

    warmfuzzies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2009
    Boondocks, Colorado
    Horray! Mine did too! Here she is....

  8. lovemychickies

    lovemychickies Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 1, 2009
    Northern CA!!
    Okay, Okay, I'll figure out my camera so everyone can see the cuteness! Sooooo sweeet.

    A white frizzle bantam with one black austrolorp, one buff orpingtin and one aracauna (all chicks two days old). [​IMG]

    Pictures by brunch on Easter Morning (Pacific time!!)! Promise!![​IMG]

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