Sunday, June 1, 2008

8. Just a little switching going on....

Turns out little Olive and her two look-alike sisters were not Black Star chicks after all... In fact, Olive herself was most likely a Rooster!

So, we swapped these three with ones that the original purchaser suspected to not be the Cuckoo Marans that he wanted. It was difficult to tell what the fluff balls were at a day old when we tried to sort them out, and while we think we have it straightened out now, only time will tell for sure...

So, now we have three new chicks!

The two Black Stars are above (least that's what we think they are!)

and a Blue Laced Red Wyandotte is below.

So far, none of these new additions to our flock have names, but I am sure they will not stay unknown for long. While I had intended to have 4 Black Stars as they are brown egg layers, our younger son was enamored with this lovely lady and chose her out of the box of black feathered chicks. She will lay brown eggs as well.

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