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Chicks for Easter – A step-by-step hatch: Part 2, Candling

Day 9, Candling time!

I had planned to do this on day 7 but we had a busy weekend.

Candling involves shining light through the egg shell to catch a glimpse of what’s going on inside.  400 more words



I shall tell you what the problem is: it is a question of responsibility.

First, they tried to rip me off. Once they saw they could not, for politics is a daily affair, they tried molesting me. 99 more words


first chicks of 2015

Well that confirms it, with the arrival of chicks, spring is here. Sixteen hatched easily and quickly – which is the way we like it.  And this is good news for Eddie our Rhodie cockerel, as it confirms his position within the flock.   218 more words


There's a fluffy new addition to Minnesota's EagleCam nest

You might have heard, there is a new arrival in the nest captured by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ EagleCam.

The birth of the tiny bald eagle chick  147 more words


A One-Chick Nest

Just when we think we know what will happen on our Eagle Cam nest, we get a surprise. During the 11 years that we’ve been broadcasting from this nest, we’ve always had at least two eaglets in residence in a given season, but this year it looks like we’ll have just one. 347 more words


Life Drawing

Recently in my life drawing class we have been working in ink, which is a nice change from charcoal. It was suggested we used sharpie and micron pens, but as I couldn’t find mine anywhere I just used a bottle of ink and a fine inking brush. 67 more words

Chicks for Easter - A step-by-step hatch: Part 1

What better Easter project can there be than hatching a few chicks?  I have been wanting to do this for ages, and the moment we got permanent electricity I was on it!  1,082 more words