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by Rebecca Nickols Photos by author In my recent post Broodiness in the Coop, I wrote about how Henrietta (my Buff Orpington) is in a persistent state of broodiness … She has become so obsessed with entering motherhood that she spends her entire day sitting in a nesting box dreaming of her own flock of […]Read more »
by Rebecca Nickols Photos by author My young flock is going into their third week, and I’m always amazed at how fast little chicks grow! This group of young pullets are different from the previous chicks I’ve raised. They don’t care to be held, and when I do catch one they chirp and struggle to […]Read more »
by Rebecca Nickols Photos by author Inside a nesting box in this coop resides Henrietta, the broody hen … I should have known this would eventually happen. Buff Orpingtons are famous for their diligence and dedication when it comes to sitting on eggs. Even so, I was still surprised that the mother instinct seemed to happen […]Read more »