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And on a happier note…

More baby chicken videos!  Just a quickie to make up for the depressing previous post.

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Hatch Rate = 43%

So, three chicks is it. The Rockin’ Egg (Copper Black Marans) didn’t make it.  The following morning (Day 22) it sat alone outside the nest, fuzz sticking out one side, but cold and quiet. I peeled the chick out of … Continue reading

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Fuzzballs and the Rockin’ Egg

SO excited to come home and check on the baby chickens.  I was pretty sure Momma was doing a good job, so I only let myself worry a bit. I crouched down and took the video above. OMG so cute.  … Continue reading

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Egg, Interrupted

It is now Day 8 in our 21-day quest for baby chicks. A few days ago when I checked on Calamity Jane in her broody box I found an egg laying by its lonesome on the ground outside the nest. … Continue reading

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