Look what's new at house :D

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  1. MMJoiner

    MMJoiner New Member

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    We had a bantam hen disappear a few weeks ago. DH was mowing the lawn one day and found her in a tall clump of grass. She was sitting on a clutch of eggs. He decided it would be easier to build a coop around her than to move her and her eggs, so he put some wire racks in a tent shape over her, then covered them with the top of an igloo dog house. Viola! instant coop.
    Today her chicks are hatching!!!


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    At last count she had 8 babies. The one in front laying face down is really struggling. I don't know if it will make it or not. :cross: Hoping it pulls through
  2. Audreysmama

    Audreysmama Active Member

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    Wow, thanks for sharing! I love love love chickens and this is so sweet!
  3. Tremor Christ

    Tremor Christ Amity's Focus Member

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    Still a D.O.L.
    My Jane asked "can I have one?" :lol:
    They are soo cute. Congratulations!! :hatch: :chick:
  4. Katie

    Katie Amity's Focus Member

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    Aww. So sweet. If the one in front makes it I submit flounder as a name suggestion. ;)
  5. momof2boys1girl

    momof2boys1girl Awwwwwwww PICKELS!!!!!!!!

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    awwwwwwwwwww cute pics
  6. Chickapea

    Chickapea Guest

    Too cute!

    I suggest you check the front babe for spraddle leg, based on the way it's holding itself.
  7. MMJoiner

    MMJoiner New Member

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    OK, I looked spraddle leg up.... nope, that's not what's it. The baby is just real listless, it hasn't opened it it's eyes. I don't guess it can open it's eyes.
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    chrissymama Amity's Focus Member

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    Cute!!! Hope the little guy in front perks up.:cross:
  9. mom2jflc

    mom2jflc Menagerie Mama

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    Wow! Very cool. I hope that little one pulls through.
  10. MMJoiner

    MMJoiner New Member

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    Tumbleweed didn't make it :(
  11. Katie

    Katie Amity's Focus Member

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    aw. I'm sorry.
  12. brayg

    brayg Evil Genius

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    Awwwww. Congrats on the new babies and :hug: for the one who didn't make it.
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    cathleenc dirty. good dirt.

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