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I am a 42 year old woman that is about as happy and content as one person can be. My husband of 21 years and our 15 year old daughter live on five and a half acres out in the country. We moved from the city four years ago and never looked back. I homeschool our daughter. We also love our animals. Our daughter has a miniature horse and two rabbits. We also have a border collie, two cats (again), two pot belly pigs, four peafowl, three emus, 2 llamas and an undetermined number of chickens, lets just say ohhh about 200. I have many breeds, from layers to fancy chickens. I love poultry shows, I love fowl in general as I have come to find out through having more than just chickens. Chickens will always be my first love though. I do show some of my birds occasionally.

Saturday, June 28, 2008

Last Babies

Its been a great hatching season. Even though I lost ten to the fox when it scared the babies out of the grow pen, through the wire (remedied by wrapping chicken wire around the bottom half of the pen and fastening it on with wire). I have shut down the incubator now. That last Serama egg didnt make it. I had two Polish eggs in there before that and they didnt make it either. They all three died in the shell, so I am thinking it needs to be bleached out and cleaned. I was going to hatch more Polish, but I may wait until after September because we have plans to go on vacation hopefully and I dont need the incubator running or small babies at that time.

Here are the last babies of the season...and it will be a while til they go out to the grow pen. I have a tendency to hang on longer than I should. ;)


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That little one is Elvis Jr. He is the one that was born the day Elvis died. I dont know for sure if its a boy, but I hope so!


nelishianatl said...

I hope that last picture means he just tired himself out and isn't dead.

That third one from the bottom, the white baby, Oh I do love him.  Absolutely adorable.  Could just eat him.  No wait a minute.  I didn't mean that in the literally sense. LOL  I mean in the Southern way of speaking.  


breakaway1968 said...

OH too cute!  Is that a phoenix in the mix too!?  Oh I SO want this Phoenix to hatch this time.  BY THE WAY...IT had veins too!!!!

gen0507 said...

Awww, they are precious!  I hope Elvis is asleep too.  Where are y'all going to on vacation?  So does that mean y'all won't be going til September?  We're suppose to go week after next.  We're going to the mountains.  I like it once I get there, but I hate being in a car for hours.  


madcobug said...

All of them are so cute. Helen

bojgill4375 said...

They are cute! Saw some at the lawn and garden store the other day. Little rabbit was sooo cute... hubby said no. lol I really don't have time for one anyway. lol Janie

geocachelinda66 said...

THose are some nice looking chicks!  Linda

ally123130585918 said...

Kelly lovely pictures ~  your babies are just beautiful ~ Ally x

wwfbison said...

Awwww...Elvis Jr., he is adorable.  The others are all so cute as well - what a healthy bunch of babies you've got there.  Love the doo on the white ones, their feathers really come in quick it seems.

grahamfarmga said...

Elvis looks cute the way he is sleeping