Anybody want some future little broodies?

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Re: Anybody want some future little broodies?

Post by Happy » Tue May 30, 2017 10:42 pm

kenya wrote:
Tue May 30, 2017 9:01 pm
Sherman looks a bit like your late Happy.
Yes Sherman was Happy's dad! Totally different Combs though. No clue where Happy got that bacon strip from (as my niece called it)
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Re: Anybody want some future little broodies?

Post by Happy » Tue Jun 06, 2017 1:49 pm

I have to try to get a pic of this because it's adorable. Little has returned to laying eggs and Sherman the rooster is encouraging her to hide them and go broody again immediately 😈
She has distanced herself a bit from her Baby (doesn't chase other hens away...doesn't find her food...doesn't call for her to stay close) but they are still together 90% of the time and still sleep together apart from the rest of the flock.
Yesterday I found Little's Baby and Sherman laying beside each other patiently waiting on Little to lay her egg (inside the shavings bag because Sherman seems to think that's a great place to build a nest lol)
I actually think Little and Baby are turning into best friends. Little will sneak away from her occasionally and Baby will just go find Sherman and hang out with him. It's very cute.
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Re: Anybody want some future little broodies?

Post by Happy » Fri Jun 09, 2017 12:55 pm

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Sherman is giving egg hiding lessons again. He's not going to be happy until someone hatches some eggs in that bag. I just love this little guy 💗
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Re: Anybody want some future little broodies?

Post by kenya » Fri Jun 09, 2017 3:42 pm

Ha! Ha! They are so funny!
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Re: Anybody want some future little broodies?

Post by Happy » Mon Jun 19, 2017 10:56 am

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Updated pics of mom and "Baby".
Little has taught this girl to be a big suck. It's one thing to have a tiny bantam fly at you to be held...I have to be on my toes when Baby does it!
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Re: Anybody want some future little broodies?

Post by Killerbunny » Mon Jun 19, 2017 11:42 am

They're so cute together!
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Re: Anybody want some future little broodies?

Post by windwalkingwolf » Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:24 pm

That's too funny! Little has raised her own weather shelter!
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Re: Anybody want some future little broodies?

Post by Happy » Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:43 pm

windwalkingwolf wrote:
Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:24 pm
That's too funny! Happy has raised her own weather shelter!
Maybe I should change Baby's name to "Umbrella"!
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Re: Anybody want some future little broodies?

Post by Killerbunny » Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:17 pm

Brolly for short!
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Re: Anybody want some future little broodies?

Post by Farrier1987 » Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:20 am

Back to the original thread, I got a couple of these hens from Nome, they are really nice to have as an addition to the herd. Fitting in nicely. Thanks.
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