So this week has been terrible for pictures. Apparently March has decided to come in like a lamb and go out like a lion. I only got one picture of Suki out and about that’s even post-able.
I had a moment of immaturity that led to this picture. I apologize for that.
The other hen saw Sel sitting in a nesting box all day with food and water right at the door and though that sounded like a pretty sweet gig, so she decided to go broody too. She’s also not as nice as Sel, and would bite whenever I went to make sure she wasn’t sitting on eggs.
I was entertaining the idea of giving them chicks, but then I realized I wouldn’t get any eggs for weeks and promptly evicted them both.
Because I use feed storage bins as nesting boxes, I just put the covers back on to block their access to the nests. They weren’t very happy about it at first, but within a day they had almost returned to normal. It’s probably best to wait until they’re older before trying to let them raise chicks.
When I pulled the tiniest chicken out of the box she turned into a puddle of protest.