Thursday, September 20, 2007

Growing Up

The baby chicks are getting bigger. One seems to be growing much faster than the other. They are getting their feathers in and look pretty scruffy at the moment. They start out with more of a down then feathers. I have been letting mama hen take them out of the run in the afternoons.

We have to be sure to put all of the cats inside though because until these chicks are a good size, i think the cats will see them as something to kill.

Big chick. We think this will be a rooster.

Little chick. And we think this will be a hen. You can see he has a lot more feathers and fluff than she does.

No comments: