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Posted by
Anita (West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States) on 23 March 2016 in Animal & Insect.

Our new chicks--a few days old. We have 6 Rhode Island Reds and 2 Bard Rocks. This is my husband's project.

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Anita B. from Bretagne, France

Too cute ! I played with when I was little

23 Mar 2016 2:32pm

@Anita B.: I'm not a bird person. I'm practicing picking up the chicks every day so that when they are full grown hens I'll be able to pick them up. The chicks are not thrilled with this plan.

Harmonia from Bondues, France

Lovely !!!

23 Mar 2016 7:59pm

@Harmonia: They are cute!

franz from Baden, Austria

what a wonderful closeup of these lovely chicks ... they arrived just in time to become easter symbols !!!

23 Mar 2016 9:02pm

@franz: I hadn't thought of the connection with Easter. They are cute.

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Yes, perfect timing for Easter and sooooo cute !

24 Mar 2016 7:27am

@Ronnie 2¢: Thanks. They grow really fast!

L'Angevine from Angers, France

intéressante recherche

24 Mar 2016 2:55pm

@L'Angevine: Thanks

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

1,2,3,4, um...
1,2,3, ...
stand still so I can count you!

24 Mar 2016 11:54pm

@Harry: Exactly!! I want to pick up each one. To do so, I put it into a separate box, otherwise, I can't tell them apart!

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal


25 Mar 2016 1:06pm

@Ana Lúcia: Yes, they are.

Moridi from Tehran, Iran

Lovely shot. Well done.

25 Mar 2016 5:26pm

@Moridi: Thank you!

BiLL from Carrickfergus, United Kingdom

So sweet! I love the colour tones in this one, Anita.

26 Mar 2016 12:37pm

@BiLL: Thanks, Bill.

MEC from Setúbal, Portugal

Oh! So cute.

26 Mar 2016 8:56pm

@MEC: Yes, they are cute. Thanks.

Brenda from Canton, United States

Ah, who doesn't love a ball of fluff?

29 Mar 2016 11:08pm

Julie L. Brown, Photobirder from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

So cute! I like their coloring. Some nice eggs in your future?

15 Apr 2016 10:49pm

@Julie L. Brown, Photobirder: Yes. Rhode Island Reds are great egg producers, doing so for years.

Lïly from NY, United States

Very nice shot, Beautiful colors :)

18 Apr 2016 3:25pm

@Lïly: Thank you. The chicks were cute.

RBL from Oxford, United States

Adorable and love their rustic color too!

28 Apr 2016 8:19pm

1/100 second
ISO 1250
50 mm