Friday, December 19, 2008

Big Hilda

Surprisingly, all 24 chicks are doing very well. Buddy comes home at night and talks baby talk to them and is naming them. This is Big Hilda. She's the lightest colored of the yellow sex links and she towers over all the others. She's got the cutest little tail and her wings were the first of the groups to start feathering. At three days old, they are all now starting to get their wing feathers.

Because some of these are sex links, it is known immediately after they're hatched if they are pullets or roosters. Either Big Hilda is going to be
a big hen or she's a rooster! Aha!..time will tell...

Anybody got any good hen names?

Happy Trails...

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