Feathering Out

IMG_4877Baby chicks grow so quickly! We’ve had ours since Saturday and they already have wing feathers.

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They’ll all be teenagers getting ready for the prom before we know it.

Trust me, it’s true!

Sleep well,

Michele

9 Comments

  1. I’m probably jumping the gun, but will you put them in the same house as your others?

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    1. yes we will, but not till July or August, when their almost fully grown.

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  2. lulu says:

    Nothing is as cute as a chick. My daddy always gave my brother and me one for Easter, and that is still one of my favorite memories.

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    1. what did you do with them when they were bigger lulu?

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      1. lulu says:

        When the chicks became chickens or roosters, they were taken to my grandmother’s farm where after a while they mysteriously disappeared. I think they ended up on the Sunday table. I didn’t eat chicken until I was an adult!

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  3. Map of Time says:

    They are too cute!

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    1. aren’t they JG?

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  4. Chip Bott says:

    First night with our six chickens. Our heat lamp got the cage to over 100 so we unplugged it for a while. Never an issue of heat in this house so I think we won’t use the light all the time or perhaps put it on a timer so it doesn’t get so hot in there.

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    1. yeah, that’s too warm, try a lower watt bulb.

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