The Chicks Are Here!!!
The chicks were born on 9/22/10 and arrived from Ideal Poultry in Cameron, Texas
to our local Post Office in Kona, Hawaii at 6:30AM on 9/23/10. I was shocked that
they made it so quickly! I ordered 25 chicks with the plan of keeping 6 or 8 of them.
We have 11 and they are all named. So I'm afraid that we will be keeping 11 at least
"until they get bigger and lay eggs, Mama" my daughter says. We will see.
Their names are:
One Day Old
On the way home from the post office.
The chicks just loved the GroGel.
Black Australorp chicks
Rhode Island Red chicks
Barred Rock chicks
These are the ones we kept. Two of each kind. Black Australorp, Rhode Island
Red, Ameraucana, Barred Rock, and Buff Orpington. We ended up with one
more chick, Henrietta, the cream colored Ameraucana, she's our number 11.
Remember we were only supposed to have 6-8 hens. Hmmm, something about
those cute fuzzy chicks is hard to resist!
One Week Old
Two Weeks Old
Myrie and Madelyn
Libby, the dog, sniffing out the competition
Three Weeks Old
Madelyn, the Black Australorp and Henrietta, the Ameraucana
The Buff Orpington's, Hannah and Harriet
Linda, the Ameraucana
Henrietta, the Ameraucana