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Tulip’s first egg!

Another exciting first-egg day! When I decided to add to our flock last spring, I included a Black Copper Marans in the order from MyPetChicken.com because I was so intrigued by the dark eggs they are known for laying. I knew that hatchery chicks … Continue reading

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Hey, what’s that cute chick’s name?

The ballots are in, and after much deliberation, the little ones have officially been named. The powers that be (more or less) followed the voter’s wishes, with a few deviations here and there: some voter irregularities, a few behind-the-scenes manipulations – hey, … Continue reading

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Henpecked!

The chicks are growing so fast! Since Hope is raising them, I haven’t really gotten close enough to take individual pictures of them, so the CE and I endeavored to “borrow” the babies for a photo shoot this morning. This … Continue reading

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To brood or not to brood; that is the question…

The chicks had an excellent day yesterday – all of them skittering around the brooder and having a lot of fun exploring their new world. All of which changed abruptly when half of the babies left to set up housekeeping with … Continue reading

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Chick Heaven!

The babies are here! For those of you who can and want to see them in person, the little ladies are going to have an Audience on Saturday afternoon from 3 – 5 pm. There won’t be as many of them … Continue reading

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