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Tiny Hen's Chicks

One of the chicks looking cute.

Tiny Hen’s chicks are growing up, and one is getting blue wing feathers.  One of the other Dutch, Sparkles, mus have laid an egg in her nest.   100 more words

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Meet "Chicklet"! (Cream Light Brown Pullet)

Chicklet in her chick plumage.  She still has down on her head.

Chicklet was the only chick hatched by Duchess, Beaky, and Clover.  She doesn’t seem to be lonely, since she has three mother hens watching over her and feeding her.   22 more words

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Meet Tiny Hen! (Cream Light Brown Hen)

Tiny Hen hid a nest this summer under a chicken feeder.  She had apparently been preparing her nest for some time before sitting, since she had many of her own eggs.   60 more words

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Meet Sparkles! (Blue Cream Light Brown Hen)

Sparkles is one of last year’s hatch of twelve chicks.  For some reason the eggs had an extremely low hatch rate last year, and a very high hatch rate this year.   212 more words

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Summer Chicks

Tiny Hen, a Cream Light Brown Dutch bantam hen, hatched seven tiny chicks.  It was a successful hatch, with 100% hatch rate, and 100% of the chicks survived.   131 more words

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Developing Dutch Eggs

The Dutch eggs got candled today (three of the twenty), and all three had chicks developing well.  I have another nine eggs in a new incubator with a turner (too soon to candle), and if all of them hatch, there will be twenty-nine Dutch chicks.   77 more words

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Hatching Dutch Bantam Eggs

Trying to hatch twenty Dutch Bantam eggs in a borrowed incubator.  I hope they hatch.  They’ll be either Blue Cream Light Brown or Cream Light Brown.   304 more words

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