A chick in the hand….

We’re working on getting the chickies used to being handled, by spending time with them each day, speaking to them, and picking them up (also good for inspecting them for pasty butt etc). It’s going pretty well so far. This morning I held five of the chicks, and three of them settled down and sat for a few minutes each on my open palm, comfortable enough for me to reach for my phone with my other hand to take photos.

And then there’s the chick that decided she wanted to spread out on top of her sisters:

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