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I'm a Planet Too: A Diary of Half Pie's Reintegration

There isn’t a chicken on the dining table anymore. Half Pie, the six-week-old chick has been reintegrated into the flock. Who knew that minor injuries could cause such a hoo-ha? 3,315 more words

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Half Pie: The Dining Room Chicken

The title of this post may sound like an allusion to food, but don’t worry, it’s not. Half Pie, one of Frodo’s almost-certainly-a-male chicks is very much alive. 1,022 more words

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And Then There Were 11: Onwards and Upwards. Or Sideways...

And then there were 11. It doesn’t sound so bad, except eight of them are chicks and one is a rooster. Ah well, I may be keeping more female chicks than I had anticipated. 1,367 more words

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The Feather Babies are Unleashed

The days are whizzing by here. The feather babies all appear to be doing well so far and Frodo has been far from idle. After all her eight chicks had hatched and were able to move, she moved them from the nesting box beside the coop door to a better spot near the back of the coop, near the food. 1,352 more words

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The Pitter-Patter of Tiny Feet

I am pleased to announce that we have more babies! I mean Frodo has more babies. This morning I managed to spot four chicks by peeking under Frodo. 863 more words

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Hatching Day Approaches

Yes, another post about chickens. Believe it or not, I am still knitting. Very slowly. The Little Fulla may have his jersey finished before winter is over… And the garden is growing weeds rather well at the moment. 1,012 more words

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