March 17, 2016

Chicks Arrive at the Farm

As you know, I’ve been raising chickens for many years. Not only do I love keeping them for their fresh, delicious eggs, but I also appreciate their company and their beauty.

As part of good animal husbandry practices, and in order to maintain strong egg laying production, it’s important to regenerate the chicken population from time to time. Last week, I got a visit from Traci Torres, the founder of My Pet Chicken. She brought 39 rare breed chicks to add to my flock.

The chicks are just days old, but they will start laying eggs in about five or six months. For now, they’re nothing less than absolutely adorable. Enjoy these photos.