Wednesday, November 18, 2015

They grow up so fast

 The new girls are 14 weeks old and growing bigger and a little less fearful every day.



Lady Mary: They make too much noise.



Eleven has established herself as the troublemaker of the group.
Perhaps it's a middle-child thing.



 They spend much of their day watching the rest of the flock run free in the yard.



 Me: What do you think, Ten? Should I open the gate for a little while 
and see if you can all hold your own against the big girls?



She almost lost her head in excitement.


So I let them out. They didn't go far on their first adventure.
Ten and Twelve ran back to the poultry palace after a few minutes, 
while Eleven tried to squeeze through the fence into the corral. 
There will be no more adventures until they are bigger.





12 comments:

  1. They are so pretty... Always a rebel in the group!

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  2. Aw! They are so little and cute yet, even if they are little knuckleheads. I can't wait to see them when they are all grown up and pretty.

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  3. Chickens are the most fun. I guess you haven't decided on names....or are the numbers their names?

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    1. The numbers have stuck and seem to suit them.

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    2. Except that troublemaker Eleven already has an alias... (I'm proud of you, Knucklehead, and counting on you to supply blog fodder should there ever be a shortage.) Have mercy, Carson, my tummy muscles still ache from Monday!
      "Don't fall in!"... Lol - how *did* you know... :-D

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  4. They are pretty skittery. But getting bigger. Soon they might be ready to join the big girls.

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  5. Amazing -- they look all grown up already! They're SO PRETTY.

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  6. LOL Looks like you are going to have to keep your eye on that one!

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  7. My big laugh of the day! :)

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  8. An American in Tokyo11/18/15, 5:10 PM

    "You knucklehead!" Hahahahahaha!

    Thank you for always giving me a good laugh or smile to start the day! =D

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  9. laughing too! 2 minutes out and they are already creating trouble!

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  10. Oh, that 11! She sure is a troublemaker (and a knucklehead!)

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