Friday, 10 July 2009
The broody hen is still sitting tight and I think one more chick has just hatched. I couldn't see very clearly but when I went to shut her in I could just see the broken shell of the white egg and a dark feathered, still wet chick. The first chick is doing fine, coming out for a quick peck at the crumbs and then back under mum to keep warm.
It's all a little drawn out but seems to be going OK. Three more hopefully to hatch. Tomorrow is forecast very wet and windy not ideal for them or for us as we had planned to move all the chicks on one.