Chicks, Fences, and Fun

 We got 25 new chicks- Buff Orpingtons, Black Austalorps, red stars, Rhode Island Reds, and a couple Blue-Laced Red Wyandottes.  We also thinned out out older birds- and sold 17 of them to a couple families in search of yard birds and pet.

This winter has been a series of warm and cold days. One day the kids were running around with no jackets- zooming down the pasture in a big Tonka truck....

And the next day- snow!

On the warm days we worked on fencing in the chickens. We kept losing birds to a fox, and we are adding about 300 strawberry plants this year and didn't want the chickens to eat them all!

Now the chickens are enclosed, seeds are started inside- and garden time is right around the corner!

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