Chickie Love, Part II
I love going to our local feed store this time of year.... it makes me almost giddy with excitement. For me, nothing says spring is on it's way quite like seeing all the shiny new gardening tools on display, the wonderful seed packets full of promise... and hearing the peeping sounds of day-old chicks coming from the front of the store.
Here is where I start to lose my mind... I know what my better judgement says, but my heart seems to
Yes, I know... but when does anyone really have too many chickens?
At least that's what I keep telling myself...
Meet the newest little jewels in my poultry family- 6 of them...
One-day-old Rhode Island Red pullets. (Pullet is a fancy term for a young hen.)
No rooster needed- just add water and plenty of feed for these girls and one day they will lay the biggest, tastiest brown eggs around.... oh, nothing against the little eggs that come from my fuzzy-bottomed Silkies, but it does take 2 of them to make one good sized egg.
I really do listen when the voice of reason speaks!! *giggle*
Those of you who have been reading my blog for a long time may remember the story of why I'm so crazy about chickens.... if not, go here.
Happy Friday everybody, from me 'n the peeps!