Food, Hobby, Pets

Chicken Update May 1, 2011

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/23193009 w=500&h=400] Grandma has so many hens that she lost count of them. They are like her children and they  follow her around. She has to lock the roosters up part of the day so that the hens can do their business. This one is waiting for her turn to lay her egg, Grandma said… Continue reading Chicken Update May 1, 2011

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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 September 6, 2010

It is 23 going into 24 weeks and the hens are laying about 2 dozen eggs per day now. Bo's Americana hens are laying more bluish eggs than before. This one has a strange color, not sure which hen laid this egg. The Lao mortal is still a favorite drinking fountain for many chicken. They… Continue reading Chicken Update September 6, 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