Flock Focus Friday, 6/20/14 Print Page Please enjoy some photos from here this week! Freida, Rachel and four other hens are broody this week. Only Freida (White Silkie) has been given hatching eggs– the others are being broken up. Rachel (Bantam Cochin Frizzle) Blaze (Black Copper Marans rooster) Mountain Laurel is the state flower of Connecticut and a new addition to our chicken yard this summer. 🙂 Summer temperatures are really warming up, learn how you can help keep your chickens safe in hot weather with these tips, which include closing hot nest boxes and employing open-air substitutes such as large baskets. You May Also LikePlaying Chicken!Wizard of Oz Ruby Slippers TutorialAged Beef Rib Roast, our annual Roast Beast RecipeFlock Focus Friday 10/23/15 VICTORY!