Saturday, March 9, 2013

New Chicks

We ordered chicks with a friend, and she brought them over a couple days ago.  photo 446ac4d4-b230-4de5-adad-3096082f95cb_zps14f5ef1f.jpg

This was a new experience for Elowen.  She had a distressed look on her face and kept grunting and pointing.  She was really interested in them and even crawled for them!
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Miah chose a light brahma and named it Fluffy.
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Rohan's is a rose-comb brown leghorn named Chocolate Chip Cookies.
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Elowen picked out a Blue Andalusian and named her Lavender.  Good choice, huh?
She was acting so funny with them.
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Zahana's pearl-white leghorn named Snow White.
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Larkin and his black star named Coal.
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5 comments:

  1. I totally want to get chicks now! Looks like so much fun! I know my little girls would love this!

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  2. This makes me SO EXCITED. We are going to try chickens this year too. We asked Ivar what we should name a chicken and he said, "Eggs!" Look for Eggs on the blog in a month of so...

    I love the names your kids chose (chocolate chip cookies! brilliant!), and I love Elowen's interest and nervousness. Adorable.

    And I love that Zahana wears her gymnastics outfit so often. My mom says I lived in my swimming suit for many winters growing up. It was my outfit of choice. So every picture of Zahana in her purple leotard makes me smile.

    Joyfully, Becca

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  3. Yes, Zahana wears a leotard almost every day. She has several hand-me-down ones, but the purple is her favorite.
    I'm looking forward to seeing Ivar and Elsie with Eggs!

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  4. Exactly the thing to be doing in spring! We only have room for 4 chickens and we lost one this winter. I don't know if we will replace it with a chick or go for the full grown. My kids are older and although I know they would still enjoy the process... full grown would sure be easier. :)

    Blessings, Debbie

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  5. those blue andalusians are neat!

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