Saturday, May 2, 2009

We have babies!

Fifteen baby chicks have hatched! We had a total of thirty eggs in the incubator, so maybe that's not a very good hatch rate, but this was our first try and we're excited! They're very soft, and so fuzzy and cute. The kids have them all named (of course) although I don't know how they tell them apart. The eggs were mixed breed, and all mixed up, so there are many different varieties in there but there are several that look a lot alike. I'll post pictures when I have them downloaded.

Ok, so if you're keeping count, that adds fifteen more chickens to our tally. Three big dogs, six adult chickens, five rabbits, twenty two 'big' chicks (a month or two old), and fifteen two day old babies! What am I going to do with all these chickens?! Eggs anyone?