Thursday, July 12, 2012

New chicks!

 Today I went out to my pen to check on my broody hens and found 6 little peeping chicks poking there heads out from under there moms, above is a Black Mottled d'uccle who we call Junior Mint after the " junior mints " candy.
 This is a Mille Fleur and Black Mottled with there moms.  If anybodies wondering what variety's  and  how many there are 4 Mille Fleur's and two Black Mottleds so far.
 This is another  Black Mottled chick.  Also if anybodies wondering about the eggs in the incubator from my last post none hatched and Im  not really sure why so after I tossed those eggs out I set these eggs under my bantam hens.
 This is one of my favorite photos which I took when I first went out to the pen.
 These are the chicks from the last post a few days after they hatched , right now they are much bigger and have all there feathers in, unfortunately I haven't been able to get any pictures yet.  This is the Mille Fleur who right now looks like a rooster.
And this is the Porcelain who also looks like a rooster.


  1. Bugs, I agree with you about the photo. Your favorite is mine too.

    I am wondering about the failure of incubating the eggs in the incubator and it does seem mama chickens are the very best incubators, and also brooders.God created the moms to do the best job, didn't He?

    The chicks are so cute and I love this post.

  2. How neat is that to see the baby chicks for the first time? Lucky you!