Tuesday, May 10, 2011

The Chick Deck

The little chickadees aren't so little anymore. At four weeks, they are almost fully feathered and ready to be housed outdoors. Thank goodness! Those little buggers have been flying out of their cardboard box brooder and running all over my craft room pooping on the floor; there's a layer of fine dust on absolutely everything caused by the chicks scratching and churning up the leftover micro-particles of feed; and the peepers are starting to get aggressive with each other. Their time indoors needs to end soon. The newest pastime is to hop on top of the brooder to sun themselves under the heat lamp. What a bunch of kooks.

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  1. It is the same everywhere...they start out so cute an fluffy then get gangly and smelly and messy (just like human children) then, thank goodness, they finally leave home. It is nice when they come back to visit though.

  2. Aww, they're so CUTE! Haha, they have big feet. I'd sure be glad when it was time for them to go outside, too, though!