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They Hatched! Mama Hen & her Chicks

They Hatched!  Mama Hen & her Chicks

“He will cover you with his pinions, and under his wings you will find refuge” –Psalm 92:4

In my last post I shared about searching for eggs in the hay, discovering a hen with a nest, and deciding to let her try and hatch her eggs. The next day, I peeked under her feathers and found the black eyes of a fluffy, yellow chick peering back at me! How exciting! They were actually hatching! The thought of it made me walk around with a smile on my face all day. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on March 11, 2017 in Farm Life

 

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Egg Hunts–Not Just for Easter Anymore!

Egg Hunts–Not Just for Easter Anymore!

“The only thing that ever sat its way to success was a hen”–Sarah Brownimag0094

My mom grew up on a farm and would tell me about how one of her childhood jobs was to climb up into the hay in the barn and find the eggs that the chickens hid there. Having mice and snakes surprise her was sometimes just too much and she would quietly refuse to perform her egg-collecting duties.  But eventually a mother hen would come proudly strutting along with her chicks in tow and Mom’s neglect would be discovered. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 25, 2017 in Farm Life

 

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