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is located at
3530 Tye River Road
Amherst, VA 24521
ph. 434-263-6508
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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Little Mother

Hello friends & Folk!!!

Here is one of our sweet hens...
...she's been brooding & setting on at least a dozen eggs
for 3 weeks and yesterday hatched her first chick!

and here he (she?) is!!! Awwww,......

you can see some of her eggs-in-waiting under her...
and we can hear them 'peeping' in their eggs ~
telling us they're ready to join their sibling in the big bright world!!

but, what we didn't realize when we were taking these snaps,
is the OTHER little peeper up by her tail!
hahaha! stinker ~ didn't even know he (she?) was there :)))

...and here are two more sister-wives...
I guess they're sleeping double in a single bed!

they have both been setting on the same clutch of eggs for about 2 weeks now ~
we'll wait and see if they'll share parental duties as well!
It's a rainy day here at the farm today...
and the rain is much needed for our gardens & hay fields.
I'll be found inside,
working on new punch needle designs
& hooked wool pieces for the GG show in October.

Hoping you all have a loverly day!!!
Blessings from the Farm,


Karen/My Colonial Home said...

Oh my gosh how cute...congratulations to sweet mama!

Deppen homestead 1862 said...

Lori~ they are adorable~ we need rain also the field are too dry~ we are getting in places that are in normal years is too wet in the spring~ I say please rain, bring it on~

Ronda said...

How sweet....Awwww,..was the perfectly chosen word...and repeated for the one in the back...that was a double Awwww...


Logan said...

So cute! We just put eggs in our incubater!


Prims and Annies said...

how cute! always enjoy looking at your chickens...maybe one day we will get some

Penny said...

No matter who/what, babies of any kind are just the cutest!! Your little chicks are adorable!

prims by olde lady morgan said...

AAAWWWWW!!! adorable!!! OLM

Nancy said...

So cute!!

Robin at The Primitive Hutch said...

Such beautiful and colorful hens!!!
Those baby chicks are so adorable!!!
So funny those two hens sharing a single bed!!!
Prim Blessings

Lurena Sheary Williamson said...

Congrats Grandma! Teee Heeee - they are adorable.

Cherry's Prairie Primitives said...

I just loved how you showed your hens and hatching chicks!! We need rain to the clouds come but they just hang around the Rocky Mountains leaving snow.

TheCrankyCrow said...

There aren't too many things cuter than baby chicks in my book (well, ok, kittens and baby bunnies rank right up there)....but I agree wholeheartedly - AWWWWWW! Love the sister wives! I've never heard of two hens claiming the same brood before....you'll have to keep us posted on how that plays out! Smiles & Hugs ~ Robin

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