broody hen


March 27, 2012 · 5 comments

Chico Chicken hatched chicks! A lot of them. I *think* there are ten, but they’re really hard to count because they look alike and move around in a little herd.   The eggs started peeping audibly on Thursday, and the first chick hatched on Friday. The situation was somewhat unknown for a while because Chico […]


A Broody Hen

March 21, 2012 · 10 comments

This is our hen Chico Chicken. She’s sitting on 15 eggs that are due to hatch soon. When we first got chickens a few years back, we put in a joint order along with my mom at our local feed store for ‘australorp’ chicks. Because we didn’t have power to run a heat lamp or […]