Food, Hobby

Chicken Update November 13, 2010

The Americana hen finally hatched her eggs.  She started out with 12 eggs, one cracked at the very beginning.  It took 21 days for the eggs to hatch, 1 peep died before it hatched, and 2 rotten eggs.  Another peep died and I think the mom must have stepped on it, Na said it looked… Continue reading Chicken Update November 13, 2010

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Chicken Update October 30, 2010

It has been 31 weeks and the young hens are hatching their own chicken peeps. This Americana hen has been sitting on 11 eggs for 21 days now and she has hatched 7 out of 11 eggs yesterday and today.  These were not all her eggs though, Bo's mom picked the biggest eggs and she… Continue reading Chicken Update October 30, 2010

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Chicken Update August 17, 2010

21 weeks and Bo's Americana hens finally lay some eggs. Bo and Lee visited his mom yesterday and bought home a tray of fresh laying eggs.  Between his mom's Black Star hens, Rhode Island Red hens and Bo's Americana hens, they lay 12 eggs per day now.  Bo's Americana hens lay the greenish eggs below… Continue reading Chicken Update August 17, 2010