Friday Blogging

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Welcome home to our 9 new hens! We are very grateful to the Eastern Shore of Virginia Community Foundation for supporting our Productivity & Sustainability Project – including the sturdy new coop and secure chicken yard that these youngsters just moved into!

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One of our Naked Neck Turkens exploring her new home. Please stay tuned to our blog to learn more about our “Naked Neck Naming Contest” to be announced soon!

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Paschall, Mueller, Henny, and Penny (our 4 older hens) were very curious to meet their new “sisters”!

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On their 2nd morning the new babies were cautious to leave their new chicken “mansion”.

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The older hens said “come on out there’s lots of goodies in the sand to peck at!”

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Venturing out!

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We used food to coax them out.  Amy says “It sure did work!”

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Mid-flight!  These young ladies sure can fly, fly, fly!

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The 3 Musketeers back at work!  Time to clear the boxes for spring planting!

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Kyle and DJ planting lettuce seedlings donated to us from Laurice Hohlt!  Thanks Laurice!  We love to grow our own salads :).

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Amy enjoying the beautiful weather without getting her hands dirty!  Lookin’ good Amy!

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