The nine Delaware youngsters, who are nine weeks old now, have been shut in for two days due to constant downpours. The little heathens completely dismantled their feeder yesterday. I heard DH grumbling loudly on the baby monitor in the Delaware coop and I ran out to see what on earth they could have done that made him so mad. They somehow took their feeder apart--it's one of those plastic hanging ones with the red base, dividers and a spring loaded wingnut on top. It was in pieces with feed all over the floor, 3 ft from where it used to be hanging, LOL. And, the little goofs were apparently bored and are playing in the nestboxes. We had to block them off. Today, since the nests are really a slide-in shelf with dividers, we removed the entire unit and will replace them when the little goobers are closer to laying age. Never let a Delaware be bored and unsupervised!They are a bit too smart for their own good, this bunch. Two of the cockerels are crowing already and grabbing the girls. They have such personality, these little brats. And if you would like to experience the joy, one cockerel and pullet are up for sale.