Flock Focus Friday, 6/20/14

Please enjoy some photos from here this week!

Broody hen sitting on eggs.

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.
Rachel (Bantam Cochin Frizzle)
Blaze-Black Copper Marans rooster.
Blaze (Black Copper Marans rooster)
Mountain Laurel shrub.
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.


When in doubt, get more chickens!
It's not the heat, it's the humidity
Sometimes I look forward to going to bed at night because I know that when I wake up, I get coffee.
Awesome ends in "me." Coincidence? I think not.
Coffee made me do it.
You're speaking to me before I've had my coffee? Do you always live dangerously?
Who's yer DADDY?!
Always be kinder than necessary.
I'M UP!
We understand you have our sister's lunch money.
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Kathy Malli
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Kathy Malli

Never tried those. They do like wax worms though.

John Green
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I love me some mealworms!!!! 🙂 🙂

Beth
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Beth

YUM….YUM…these are a favorite in my flock!

Cheryl Ortiz
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Cheryl Ortiz

did i enter this one??

Heather
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Heather

I can't wait to try these. We're new to the chicken game and so far we absolutely love them!!