Chicks getting bigger and bigger

The chicks are now 6 weeks old, and have been growing very quickly. So quickly, in fact, they were starting to get cramped in their outside box. I found out that my coop is not quite ready yet, so I had to do something to give them more space in the interim. As you can [...]

Video of the chicks

I put together a short video of the Brahma chicks from the past couple of weeks. In the first part, they are about 3 1/2 weeks old and in the second part they are about a month old.

Chicks adapting to new home, plus a name debate

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On Thursday, I picked up 4 Brahma bantam chicks from a local breeder — three light and one dark. They were hatched March 21, so they were just over 3 weeks old. They seem to have adapted to their new home pretty well. For now, they are spending most of their time in the brooder [...]