The five chicks we picked up earlier this year are growing like crazy! They’ve been set loose among the general pop and are adapting slowly to the new routines.
After adding five more chicks to the Miller Homestead, we decided to give Showgirl a go at sitting on 4 eggs… and they all hatched! Needless to say, there are lots of feathers and fluff about the home now! We were lucky to catch this one as it hatched – she was a day or […]
It’s been such a delight to watch the chick’s personalities take flight. (hehe, pun intended) 😉 We’ve had some incredible weather lately so the chicks got a little outing that they weren’t too sure about at first. After thirty minutes or so, they were exploring, taking dust baths, and nibbling grass. To combat brooder boredom, […]
Three feet long, two feet wide, two-and-a-half feet deep. It’s the second time I’ve dug a grave with these dimensions, and that 15 cubic feet of dirt seems to grow heavier-and lighter-each time. The reality of owning chickens is that they are frail, delicate creatures and hunted by most everything in a country (and urban) […]
Oh the little fluff balls. Can’t get enough of them. Hope you enjoyed the photos! More to come!