Brent Went To Let The Chooks Out And You Won’t Believe What He Found

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A chicken outside the coop.

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Two steps in, ten chicks popped out.

Here we are tending to four chicks and a hen, when we had no idea a hen was doing just fine with ten little chicks of her own.

It’s the peepy sound of Spring. ┬áVery noisy hen and chicks.

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… I do apologize for the crappy internet-gimmee-clicks title, it seemed right at the time.

Our New Penguin

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Lucy has been working with the chickens. She noticed a broody hen and chucked some warm eggs underneath her feathery fluff. Cut to twenty-one days later and we suddenly have penguins. This is Penguin. S/He is super sweet and very active. As I am crap at sexing chicks at this age, we will soon find out if Penguin is a he or she. There is another broody hen about. For the next day or two, Lucy will chuck warm eggs under her and then the hen will make them so.

It’s times like these I understand why Spring photos involve daffodils and baby chicks and Cadbury. If only we could chuck eggs under hens and get Cadbury.