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Archive for March, 2009

Chicks at 10 days old

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

It’s now been 10 days since we got the chicks. They have taken well to their brooder and it’s amazing how quickly they start to change. Most are already showing some adult style feathers on their wings, back and tail. They have also just in the past few days started trying to fly, and a [...]

Our chickens have arrived!

Sunday, March 15th, 2009

27 of them to be exact!
Today we received our shipment of day-old baby chicks from Murray McMurray hatchery in Iowa. This is our first┬áventure into raising chickens and we are very excited. We ordered a few different breeds of chicks including Buff Orpington, Black Australorp, Light Brahma, and Cornish Cross, plus a mystery “exotic” bird [...]