Sunday, April 12, 2009

Spring Chicks

I wasn't planning to raise more chickens this year, but my hens have different plans from me.

I love watching hens teach their chicks what foods to eat, showing them the best tidbits.

This tiny hen will take on all comers. Fortunately with Charlie the Great Pyrenees on duty, there aren't a lot of threats. I am amazed, though, that she's managed to keep these guys safe from the many ravens, as they spend much of their time in the chicken yard, which is closed off from (although surrounded by) dogs. 


Semavi Lady said...

I've mirror flipped the last image with the hen, and it makes a nice springtime chickie desktop!

Kerin said...

so adorable!!! I wish I could see them in person and hold them.