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Sadie and the Girls

Sadie and three of the Buff Orpingtons are catching some rays in the warm Florida sunshine. With all the hawks in the neighborhood, it’s nice to hang out with a pretty girl like Sadie who is scary to hawks. Advertisements

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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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Rockin’ the Molt

Leah is going through a hard molt. She dropped so many feathers, the South Coop looked like we could rake up a spare chicken.  She has also lost weight. See how much bigger Nina on the right is? Nina is … 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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Got Eggs

These are definitely not your Store-Bought Eggs. We gathered 20 eggs yesterday. About half of the West Coop pullets are laying now. The Marans, who lay the dark brown eggs, were the first to start laying. Annie led the way … 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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