Month: February 2012

Things You Learn from your Mom

One of the greatest delights in the whole process of having chickens has been watching the mother hen interact with the chicks. This relationship has a sweetness that gets me every time.   Sue is a really good momma.  She watches out for the chicks every step of the way, teaching them to forage, how [Continue]

Peeps!

Sue, our broody Momma Hen, has done it again!  Four bouncing, healthy baby peeps.   Two of them are Lemon Cuckoo Orpingtons, and two of them are Silver Laced Wyandottes.  We don’t know yet (and won’t, for a few months) what we have in terms of boys and girls.