Tag: small farm animals
The grass is back, the tress are coming out, the flowers are blooming, and the chickens are happy. Yet its either hot and humid or were having thunder storms and tornado warnings… I am not sure what season to call this, its not spring, or summer… I think I will just call it crazy!
Our youngest chicks are now a month old and we have taken them out a couple times into the yard in a protected area for some grass play time when it is warm enough. Their play time was cut short today by a thunderstorm, but they seemed to enjoy the time they had. They had been playing out of their pen under a heat … Read More Baby Chicks Days Out
Our baby chicks aren’t so babyish anymore… sad face 😦 Two of our Columbian Rock Crosses have started laying (but not the one pictured below)… And maybe even one of my New Hampshire…. Their eggs have been so little and cute 🙂 No yokes in them at first, but now they are getting a little bigger so we’ll see when I crack open a … Read More Growing and Laying
So the baby girls had their first day out in wide open spaces yesterday. At first they stayed close to their chicken tractor… But eventually they took off testing their wings and exploring… At one point something must have scared them as the crowed back towards the fence… But eventually they just had fun exploring, under hubbys and my close observation. This is our … Read More Born Free…
Our baby chicks are not baby’s anymore 😦 They are big enough now that they can be outside in the chicken tractor every day and learn to be chickens. The big chickens are exploring around the chicks enclosure more and more… Its funny to watch them interact, or not interact, and sometimes just ignore each other. The baby’s are also learning to eat pellet … Read More Growing Chicks
One of our Buff Chickens has a hurt leg… We don’t know how it happened and only can assume it may have happened when she jumped off her perch one morning. She has been hobbling around some, she is eating, and drinking so I’m not sure what we should do…. or if we should leave her alone to heal ? We can’t see anything … Read More Poor Chicken