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3 Days of 24 Hour Love

These happy chicks are three days old today. Ever since they hatched, they have been showered with love and attention 24 hours a day. They are now well bonded with their mother and stay close to her, watching her every … Continue reading

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Taking Her Chicks Home

The dogwood is getting closer and closer to blooming. On this beautiful evening, a mother hen with eight chicks is leading her chicks home for a good night’s sleep. She’s had her chicks on the move much of the day, … Continue reading

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It’s a Jungle Out There

Everything is wet after steady rains through the night and morning. Behind the chicken yard, it’s a jungle of comfrey, burdock and tall grass. It’s a perfect place for a mother hen to scratch for food with her chicks. They … Continue reading

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Born Today

These are what one day old chicks look like. They started hatching yesterday and finished today. Their mother has them out of the nest to feed and drink.

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