Group Heart-Attack? No... [pic]

No mass murder or die-off, just a communal dust-bath by the current crop of chicks. They're almost eight weeks old, and will be integrated with the main flock next week.

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  1. I recognize the death throws of the group dust bath... hilarious!

  2. @natalie, the first time I saw one of those communal lay-ins I freaked, thinking maybe their food had gone bad or something! :-)


Of Mice and Various Snakes and new Duck Feed Station

As mentioned in the previous post, our region is experiencing a near-Biblical plague of mice. "It's due to all the moisture we had...