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The Chick Report

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The Chick Report

Here’s my brooder made from a recycled recycling bin with an oven rack for a screen.
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I had it in the garage at first, but it’s easier to regulate the temperature indoors. Besides, I like the sound of their peeps. I’ll miss that when they move outside.
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The  coop is ready. I’ll plant some flowers and make it look girly. It’s a small coop. It might get bigger someday. The chickens can run loose in the yard when they’re old enough.

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The chicks have grown a lot in the 10 days I’ve had them. Their wings feathers and tails are coming along nicely.

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Today I gave them a log to play with; something to jump off of and sleep on. They like it.

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Don’t you do it! 
This one is Kitty.  No, Betty.  Bunny.  No.   Names haven’t stuck yet.

I sit in the afternoon sun with the chicks on my lap in a little flannel blanket nest.  They look out the window until they fall asleep.

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I’m enjoying my little chicks. Mr. Raven likes them too. I haven’t seen him hold one though. Probably, when I’m not looking…

Ring of Fire.