Do You See Charlotte?...and Other Pics from Today

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by speckledhen, Apr 16, 2008.

  1. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    While building a set of nests from an old file cabinet, I kept hearing a scritching noise inside what I thought was an empty nursery coop. We're getting ready to move Suede back in there so the up and coming chicks that are in the bator can be raised in Suede's current coop. I went in, saw no hens messing around inside and walked back out. Heard it again. Went back in...and I see this on top of the broody pen. Do you see her? Ignore the mess, we're about to do a spring cleaning/blow-out.

    I took updated pics of 19 wk old Zane so you can see if you all think he looks like his wonderful, but sadly departed dad, Hawkeye. He's still scared of the Wyandotte sisters, LOL.
  2. FrontPorchIndiana

    FrontPorchIndiana Songster

    Mar 8, 2008
    I never would have spotted her!

    If you wouldn't mind, we'd like to honor his daddy by naming this little guy Hawkeye Junior. He hatched late yesterday afternoon.

  3. Dixiedoodle

    Dixiedoodle Songster

    Apr 14, 2007
    Yes, I see her! She is probably wondering why that bag is in her way!!LOL.. Boy, Zane is a handsome roo... I hope he fills his Dad's shoes for you...Dixie
  4. Crazy4Chicks

    Crazy4Chicks Songster

    Nov 20, 2007
    Glendale, AZ
    oh that poor hen - she is was telling you to get that bag off her LOL

    Zane is a very handsome boy- I hope that one of the two BR's I have is a roo and he looks as handsome as your Zane does.

  5. I disagree about her wanting the bag removed, I watch my hens and geese when they are in their nests moving everything possible to the point of every single stalk of straw onto their backs and over their heads to ensure camoflage and safety of their nests, its natural instinct.[​IMG]
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Christine, I'd be pleased if you'd honor Hawkeye that way. Just remember to tell his son what a benevolent and wise ruler and father his dad was. It's so empty without him today. I dont know if it will ever feel the same again.

    I think Charlotte loved that bag over her, LOL. She kept pulling straw over her back. That was the nest I had all ready for my next broody, too, dang it. Well, it has a nice round crater in it now!
  7. HenHaven

    HenHaven Songster

    Mar 3, 2007
    Coarsegold, CA
    Cyn, it's genetic! [​IMG] For those of you who don't know...this is NayNay, Charlotte's mother!

  8. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Has she gone broody or was just resting in a nest?
  9. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Not broody. She was trying to settle down to lay, I guess. I think all the power tools roaring made her nervous and after about 20 minutes, she left.
  10. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Cute pic! Charlotte sure found herself a good hiding spot.

    Zane sure is handsome too! Maybe after the girls are done morning Hawkeye they will be more reseptive to him!

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