Spring Has Sprung

It feels like we have skipped right over spring and went straight to summer. It has been sunny and warm, practically perfect! (We could use a bit of rain, but I am not complaining or worried yet.) 

All manner of things are growing around here:

The keets are losing their down and growing feathers at a surprisingly quick rate!

The keets are losing their down and growing feathers at a surprisingly quick rate!

The seedlings are stretching towards the sun.

The seedlings are stretching towards the sun.

Charlie is looking very handsome since he shed his winter coat.

Charlie is looking very handsome since he shed his winter coat.

I can't leave Gus out. He is, well, he is Gus. :)

I can't leave Gus out. He is, well, he is Gus. :)

Last but not least, our latest additions! Last Thursday I added 25 chicks to the brooder. I got a few different heritage breeds so that I could get different colored eggs and compare how they grow and lay.

Last but not least, our latest additions! Last Thursday I added 25 chicks to the brooder. I got a few different heritage breeds so that I could get different colored eggs and compare how they grow and lay.

Posted on May 7, 2013 .