Chicks: move-in day!

Now that the chicken coop is basically finished, it’s time to move in the chicks! They are almost two months old now, so not a moment too soon.

We transported the chicks from the house in a plastic container (that has a vent in the lid, used in the past as a baby chick brooder). Here’s the first of three batches:

The second group:

And the last arrivals:


The aftermath upstairs, after the crates were removed; a thick layer of dust from the bedding material over everything:


More exploring:

Domino on my arm:

Merida & Domino:

A sleepy pile:

Curious chicken on my lap (actually probably considering if she can get onto my shoulder):

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