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By dlc · Jan 11, 2012 ·
  1. dlc
    This is my Ugly Chicken. When everyone else started to moult, she turned broody. I don't have a rooster since I live in town and prefer not to annoy my neighbors so I acquired some fertile eggs from a friend. Ugly Chicken was trying to set in the community nest box, but the other hens kept running her off. As you may know, a broody hen will get very aggressive and the fighting was leading to broken eggs. I ended up putting her in this cage for her own protection. Anyway, she hatched out 4 chicks on September 29th. They are a Barred Rock and Americana mix.
    Here's a picture taken at about 5 weeks old.
    This picture was taken at 2 months old. They're almost as tall as their adopted momma. Aren't they beautiful? I think the one on the right may be a rooster.

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