30.5.14

Our First Flock







During the wee hours of the morning, Mike made a trip to the post office for our first ever package of peepers.  A flock of Buff Orpingtons, Ameraucanas, Barnevelders, Blue Laced Bantams, Guineas, and Turkeys.  Thirty three birds to be exact.  We had two very weak birds, but with a few hours of extra snuggling and encouragement, they're back on their feet.  

Fuzzy, warm bundles of joy they are, and just exactly what we needed after last week. 



5 comments:

  1. I'm just in love with the picture of the bird on the knee!

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  2. I love this time of year! We didn't order any chicks this year for the first time in 6 years and I am a little melancholy about it. I hope all your little fluffs make it! My favorite eggs to cook/bake with are from our Araucanas. Best.eggs.ever.

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  3. Love the up close pictures in that beautiful woven linen. We've had some of those exciting middle of the night calls!

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    1. Thanks! We made a sling out of the scarf, so I could "wear" the chicks. They really thrived being warm and close to my skin.

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  4. Such beautiful little chicks Liz and I'm glad they could offer some comfort after the week you had.

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