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    My Babies Aren’t Chicks Anymore

    Our "babies" finally spent the night outside with the big girls this week, and everyone is still clucking, so I guess we will count it a success. We had been slowly acclimating the four youngsters to the older hens by letting them spend most of their days outdoors, but we were also gathering them up at night to nestle safely into their basement abode.

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    Baby Chicks on a Rainy Day

    I don't know what brightens a rainy day better than the peep peep of day-old baby chicks! My husband came home yesterday carrying a small box with the cutest little fluff balls of cheeriness inside.

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    Laying Eggs at The Three-Acre Wood

    Last week was an exciting one in the chicken coop at the Three-Acre Wood. Our spring chickens (it had to be said) started laying some tiny little eggs, and our Ameraucana hens even got in on the action with their lovely eggs of pale blue.