On September 5, 2006 A friend from work gave me 2 Chickens. They hatched from their eggs on September 3, 2006.
Meet Mario (black one) and Princess Peach (brown one)!
As Soon as they were old enough, I built them a cage and put them outside.
They grew fast! Here they are after a month!
In February it
got very cold so I created a water heater so their drinking water wouldn't
Soon it became obvious Mario was really a Maria. Thank goodness, because if she were a rooster Shawn would have kicked it out.
In March Princess Peach started to lay eggs.
She started to get "Broody"
Very, Very Mean!
So my friend at work brought me a fertile egg.
She took it right away and sat on it (and 6 non fertile ones) for 21 days.
Maria was very
But on 6/20/2007 she got some company!
Click on the link below to see and hear it chirp!
Princess Peach is a
very proud Mom!
To bad Shawn won't let us keep this one:-(