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Baby Chicks Growing Up 2016

Baby Princesses with Princesses watching Joanna’s Babies with Joanna and the South Coop watching The first week in May, we picked up 23 one-day-old baby chicks at the Post Office. 15 of them are Ameraucana chicks, but we call them the … Continue reading

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Buff Orpington Babies and Big Girls

The babies that Joanna hatched the end of May are getting bigger! The babies are in the South Run/Coop, and the Big Girls are in the North Run/Coop. The two runs are separated by wire so they are used to hearing … Continue reading

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Guard Dog

TJ is an excellent Chicken Guard Dog. He keeps a close eye on the baby chicks while they are out free-ranging. Joanna trusts him to keep the neighborhood hawks away. TJ sits and watches, but is ready to spring into … Continue reading

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How Many Chicks?

Question? How many chicks can fit on a stump?  Answer: Some and then a few more. Bumping someone off the stump when a chick flies up and making Mama Joanna scrunch her toes when she joins the crowd on the … Continue reading

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Four Days Old

Even though you can’t see them all, there are eleven baby chicks with Mama Joanna, relaxing in the Chicky Box. The first couple of eggs hatched early on Day 21. One cold egg had been pushed out of the nest. Hoping … Continue reading

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Day 18

It’s Day 18! Joanna is in her Maternity Suite. Man constructed the Box Suite and put it on the South Coop floor. Because we thought Joanna might not take kindly to being moved, we waited until after dark. We put the … Continue reading

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Need help?

Obviously, close supervision is required at all time.  Her name is Baymax. She stays close. Very close. She frequently sits on my shoes while I work. I’ve learned to work without moving my feet. Nice to learn a new skill. When … Continue reading

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