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Baby Chicks are One Month Old.

The lovely ladies are a month old now, and to say that they have grown is an understatement!  They spend their days outside in their ‘designer’ pen eating grass, looking for bugs and eating, eating, eating. I gave everyone a treat yesterday.  Watermelon.  Chickens love Watermelon!  It’s actually a great treat to give them on […]

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Chicks are one week old, ohh how they’ve grown!!

It was just last Wednesday that I picked up the little balls of fluff. Guess what?  They have grown like weeds! I put them back into the box the hatchery sent them home in to give you some perspective on their growth. last week today You know because they have grown so much, they are […]

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They are so FREAKIN’ cute!

ANNOUNCING OUR NEWEST ADDITIONS…. Picked up the baby chicks yesterday.  I had to drive about 30 minutes to the Hatchery.  Once I arrived I was asked at a small window what my name was, the lady disappeared and a few minutes later came out with this small box in her hands filled with these 10 […]

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How to DIY Brooder….baby chicks arriving soon!

Baby chicks are coming! I will pick them up at noon today at Mt. Healthy Hatchery. I had to build them a brooder to keep them in until they are big enough to stay in the coop outside. I found this DIY brooder on-line at Fresh Eggs Daily blog.  A great source of information on anything […]

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