Thursday, May 25, 2006

Baby Chicks Update!

The Girl is so very excited. She has been reading books on chickens for over a month now, learning as much as she can to prepare to be the best chicken caregiver she can. We are still trying to find a big appliance box to be their brooder- until then, they are living in the top of the car-top luggage carrier, lol.

We drove all the way out to Enumclaw, where she ended up purchasing two kinds of Wyandottes- Silver and Golden-laced. Here is a picture of a golden-laced hen, and one of a silver-laced hen. Of course, we are doing our best to call all the chicks "she" and "her" to manifest as many females as possible, but there may be a cock or two in there. That is why we bought 10, when she only really wants 6.

Here also is a picture that the store owner gave the Girl when she saw how interested she was in all the chickens. Girly wants to hang it on her wall.

That is all for now- I need to get them going on lunch, and the Girl needs to practice piano before her lesson today.


Pamela said...

What lovely birds ~ are we naming them? Looking forward to meeting them and hearing lots of stories!

Needleroozer said...

Yes we are. So far we have ChickieBoo, Mandy, Goldie, Silvy, and Lady Peepsalot.

Pamela said...

Ahhhh.....ChickieBoo and Lady Peepsalot are my favorites already!

Thanks for sharing ~ I jsut love your blog! A highlight of my days.

Happy Friday,