The picture looks red because the chicks are under
a red colored heat lamp. The red color helps keep
the chicks from picking on one another. They are
cozy and warm here.
We also got some 'fryer' chicks to raise for food. They are delicious and unlike anything you can find in a store. We keep the laying stock from the fryer stock because the Cornish X Rock chicks grow so quickly that they are ready in 6-8 weeks! The layers take much longer to mature.
|Cornish X Rock chicks|
Here is the bed almost finished. We will lay the red
bricks on top of the cement blocks and then will fill the
bed with great soil and compost.
|Bringing me the rope with great hope for play!|
And then there are times you just have to play
on your own, or be the watchdog and pause to
|A beautiful sight when you are in a drought|
|In a brief break in the storm, we saw the rainbow|
|See the hail on the deck boards|
|A picture early in the storm while sleeting|
Everything is changing because... spring has arrived...at last!