Tag Archives: raising baby chicks

No Fairytale Ending.

I’ve been – so far – quite lucky in love and in life; my heart remains mostly intact. But one small part of it has been frayed and mended, over and over, so that by now it must be patched … Continue reading

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Happily Ever After.

Last week we were on tenterhooks – would Bella accept her adopted chicks? She seemed initially stunned by the peeping fluff balls that had materialized beneath her. They¬†knew what to do, stay close to mom, but did she? By mid-morning, … Continue reading

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“A Broody Always Knows Best”

Another lesson in not being in charge. Hope has proven beyond the shadow of a doubt that she knows what she’s doing and that the humans can kindly get out of her face. Other than shifting a few inches here … Continue reading

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Domestic Bliss

I went back into worry mode last night. Every time I went to check on the babies from 4 pm on, this is all I saw: The handholders on BYC continued their chorus of “IT’S FINE!” so I went to … Continue reading

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