I still don’t understand how all those tiny babies fit under that tiny hen…
have you been able to get a head count since you’ve gotten them inside?
Yes! She’s got 11. Which just goes to show how tiny she is that I thought she must’ve been hiding more…
Such cute little fluff-balls!
Baby chickens are one of the best things in the world.
Awwww! I know what you mean – Emmy is my teensiest hen (I thought for a while I accidentally bought a bantam) and still gets all 10 of her babies under her (mostly, anyway…)
Bantams are supposed to make the best moms, and can usually hatch 7 or 8 in spite of their tiny size. I have a friend who eats bantams instead of meat birds because she’s constantly overrun with extras…
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Becky rambles on about fiber, knitting, other crafts, environmental stuff, her chickens, other pets, and her life in general.
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