Category / chick integration

May 9, 2011
Feathers, Fifi, Dottie Speckles and Dolly The mini-chickens, Dottie Speckles a 5 week old Silver Laced Wyandotte and Fifi, a Silkie Bantam, have now been with the big girls for 3 days.  Over the last two days, they have spent most of their time inside of the nesting box with Dolly.  However, by last night, it seems…

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May 7, 2011
The transition of the little ones into the larger coop has gone okay.  I can’t say that it has been entirely perfect but there has been no blood shed and Dolly is a natural mother.  A couple of days ago, under the cover of darkness, I placed both Fifi and Dottie Speckles under Dolly.  Little…

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April 12, 2011
Ever so tiny Here she is!  The kids want to call her “Dots” for short.  She is now two days old and I could not have asked for a better outcome.  Yesterday, continued to be a day of getting to know each other.  Interestingly, I have noticed a difference with chicks hatched by a mother hen vs.…

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April 11, 2011
Today I ventured to the local feed store to pick-up more food for the ever growing baby chicks.  They are eating so much lately, almost a pound per day.  So, on this drizzly and foggy Cape Cod morning, I went on my way.  When I arrived, I knew that it was going to be instant…

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Sharing an inspired life from the New England seaside. Chickens, Bees, Gardens, Art and Yummy Goodness.