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Broody hen accepts new incubated chicks

Broody hen taking care of incubated chicks

It's working!

Our mother hen decided to spend most of the first day showing the chicks where and how to drink.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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That food dish was completely full this morning.
Comment by anna Wed Jun 15 15:39:21 2011

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