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Chick Chick, Chick Chick Chicken

by Heidi on January 7th, 2009
 
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I figure its about time for an update on the Bantam hen and her brood, the ones that I am currently raising in a dog crate in my office, and what better way to do that than with some photos!

These first two pictures were taken back on the 2nd ….

Bantam Hen & ChicksChick

These two were taken just this evening ….

Frizzle ChickBantam Chicks

They all seem to be doing well. They certainly make enough noise! She is now having quite a bit of trouble getting them all tucked away under her wings. We are pretty sure that the little guy who is yellow and black is a guy, as he has quite a comb developing, which you can make out in picture 4. We also think one of the black ones is a boy, and are just hoping that we get lucky and the rest are girls.

We have also been getting a regular supply of eggs from our Chantecler and Bovan Nera chickens out in the barn. Most days we get 1 or 2, this evening was a real score – 5 eggs! And oh but Steve does make a fine omelet!

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  1. I agree with you 100% – things happen for a reason. I found this by accident and noticed that we have some things in common. Thats what I love about the Internet, every blog is like a box of chocolates :) Thanks – Great blog.

    Comment by Beaman — April 27, 2009 @ 6:02 am

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