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Chicks on the Move

Today (26th September) we moved all 30-ish summer chicks out of the Pole Barn and into the Poultry Pen. We usually transition chicks earlier, but after losing so many hens this past spring / early summer to racoons, we were not going to take the chance of moving them until they were a decent size. I'm not sure who was going more stir crazy with them being inside, them, or Halena and I, and talk about a mess!

Whether it was because of their sheer numbers, or the existing brood were feeling particularly sociable that week, the transition went amazingly well.

Another 2-3 months and these beauties should start giving us a rainbow variety of egg colors.


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