There is no prettier time of year in New England than autumn and as the last of the colorful leaves fell from the trees this week, we said goodbye to the amazing color palate until next year.
Iris, (Olive Egger pullet) in her first experience as a broody hen, adopted a variety of chicks that I hatched in the incubator and slipped underneath her after dark. The ten chicks are either Black Copper Marans or Olive Eggers.
Kate (Speckled Sussex hen) enjoys a dust bath in the run with some friends as I spied on her through the pop door.
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