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New chick update

cute chick update

The new chick continues to grow and is no longer attached to the mother hen.

I guess this growing up thing happened a week or so ago.

He's an outsider to the flock and flies by his own rules.

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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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"Flies by his own rules" --- you mean the way he pecks at my bare toes?! :-)
Comment by anna Mon Jul 19 20:45:18 2010
Upon just checking in on the coop after dark it would seem mr. tough chick by day still insists on sleeping next to his mother at night.
Comment by mark Mon Jul 19 21:13:07 2010

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