Mother Nature has proven her resilience once again. After a somewhat mis-managed incubation period, (mixed up dates and unplugged incubator for starters … ‘somewhat’ may be a generous choice of words) several chicks still survived and hatched just when we were about to give up on them. We moved them to the brooder box and they got lots of attention. To avoid a lot of heat loss:   100_8199   Lena cut out observation holes which work really well:   100_8202 100_8203 It was one of those “Why didn’t we think of that before?” moments.

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