- Feb 9, 2013
Easter has come and gone and the baby chicks have already started showing up. I was given 4 BSL's last night by a woman that used them for Easter festivities. It happens every year. Anywho, my broody chicken has a clutch right now so I had to put them in the brooder under a lamp. At 2 AM I went to the kitchen for water and looked out the window at the coop. No red light? You can see the light from the window very easily so I went out to the coop. The breaker blew on the coop so I reset the breaker and the light came back on and I checked on the chicks. It was 43 degrees last night and I found the chicks in a near perfect ball. You couldn't see a head, wing or foot, just a fuzzy little black ball. I've seen them group up when it's cold but never form a ball. BTW, they are all great and running around this morning.