Friday, January 15, 2010

Chickens in the Snow

     We all survived the big Virginia snow of December 2009.  Depending where you were in Virginia, you got anywhere from 14"-24".  The biggest snow we've seen since the early 90s.  It was beautiful! 

     The chickens did just fine.  I wasn't sure if they would have to be cooped up or not but once I put down a bit of fresh straw in the runs, all their apprehension disappeared and they came out to play.  They even seemed to enjoy it.  It has been a bit more work to keep their frozen water replaced quite often but I know warmer days are coming and this too, we'll survive.  

A milestone was recently passed in the chicken kingdom.  All five girls layed on the same day. That hasn't happened before. A very exciting day indeed.

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At January 17, 2010 at 1:19 PM , Blogger Kelly said...

They do seem very curious about that snow! :) They are so beautiful. I am glad the snow is over! Its in the fifties here today and I am so glad to see the snow and ice gone.


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