We’re Still Raising Chicks

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Yes, we are still raising baby chicks.  And this one is right at home resting in the grass and clover. 

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We have been battling a variety of  predators this year and it seems like there is always something lurking around and outwitting us.  We suspect the latest predator is a mink or weasel.  Sneaky and cleaver best describe it.

I think we’ll name her Clover.

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Meet Dinky

Those of you who follow my blog regularly know that hubby and I raise backyard chickens.  And every now and then I’ll throw a chicken post into the mix; this happens to be one of them.  I  couldn’t resist sharing one of our newest additions with you.  We hatched this little chick in a incubator.

A runt (and Silkie breed) for sure, this little chicken has been dubbed Dinky.  It is one of the friendliest and most photogenic baby chicks we have raised yet. 

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