Saturday, July 17, 2010

Record Breaker

My previous record for late hatches was July 4th. July 15th the saddle-back German import hen hatched these two chicks. The father is DKB import 3501 #30!

She is feeding very well, so much so that this morning I gave her some frozen peas with the egg food and quartered hard boiled egg. She has only raised one chick so far this season but that one was stuffed most of the time so I am hopeful she will raise these!!

Really counting on her as I have no other hens that would feed at this late date. It also means I have to wait to shut my overhead lights off. Being from the imported rollers, these chicks are a special treat!!!

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