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A Mother’s Love

These chicks, hatched yesterday, are getting a lesson about drinking from their attentive mother. Little chicks are very curious. They look at everything with wide eyes, but they stay close to their mother.

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27 Days and Getting Big

The eight chicks which hatched on April 28 are now 27 days old. They are too big now to all fit under their mother at once. They are probably halfway on their way to being independent. Their mother is a … Continue reading

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Out for a Walk

Most people think of chickens as stupid, simple creatures. Yet, when you watch a mother hen with her chicks, she is constantly interacting with them. She carries on a conversation with them from morning until night. As she leads them … Continue reading

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What’s Growing Today – May 19, 2014

What’s growing today? Figs, squash, shallots, mustard greens, and of course chicks. These chicks are just two and three days old and out on grass. This is only possible by having a mother. Farmers and individuals raising baby chicks without … Continue reading

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