Chick update

The chicks have figured out the water bottle I attached to their cage yesterday and have become quite adept at using it. This is a very good thing, as they kept knocking over their water dispenser and fouling the water by kicking litter into it. When we switched to a trough, the water really got nasty. The hamster bottle mounted to the outside of the cage solves both problems. I highly recommend it for anyone trying to figure out how to supply clean water to young chickens.

Emily

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Busy little things

Princess Wiggly is learning about farms in her class at school, so she came over this afternoon to meet her new chickens:

She got to watch them fight over a worm, which was pretty funny. I think the excitement must have tired them out, because they’re taking a nap in the corner of their cage now.

Emily