Chick Update: It’s About Time!

The chicks are 5 1/2 weeks old now, all fourteen of 'em. They are in the ugly kind of stage, in which they are still growing in their head and neck feathers, so look rather gangly. And yet, there are all sorts of beautiful feather colours coming through on their bodies. The Sookie babies are…

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Chick Update

Things have been particularly busy at Twiglet Homestead lately, but I thought I better do a quick (haha 'quick') post about the chicks. Because everybody needs some cuteness. The two chicks are three weeks old tomorrow. How did that happen?! They are doing well and Frodo has them all over the pen now, teaching them her…

The Chicks go Exploring

The chicks are growing by the day and they are one week old now. I am enjoying the fact that I only have two to manage and handle. They are like chalk and cheese at the moment. The Lydia chick is like a little nutcase, but are we really surprised? When I try to catch…