Showing posts from April, 2016

It's Spring Again!

As those living in NY state know, April greeted us with cold temperatures and the most snow we had all winter.
But, 10 days later, and spring came back. It was wonderful to not be bundled up in layers, and the chickens enjoyed the sunshine. The grass has been growing beautifully, so while I spring-cleaned the "Brooder Barn", I let the young chicks, broody hens & "Mini Flower" breeding group out into the fresh spring grass.

 Lydia & the Feb 2016 Hatch chicks
 "Mini Flower" Group

 Dec 2015 Hatch Pullet - "Dos"

 Jan 2016 Hatch Pullet  New SFH chick - new bloodlines, not sure if this is a rooster or pullet yet. Supposed to be a rooter.  Elly May is broody again & should be getting chicks next week.
The Swedish Flower Hen group also enjoyed the sunshine and fresh grass.

After adding new bedding, I moved the younger chicks out of the brooder, so they'd have more room & could start adjusting the other chickens in the "Brooder…