So we’ve had a project ‘brewing’ for a few weeks. At the beginning of June, I noticed that Henrietta (our hen that internally lays) was broody. It was a bit of a surprise, because she’s four years old, and she’s a red sex-link (a hybrid breed) and they rarely go broody.
Looking back, I realized she’d probably been broody for quite some time before I noticed it. So in my enthusiasm, I shoved seven eggs under her and let her get to setting! Continue reading “What No One Tells You About Hatching Chicks – Down on the (Sub)Urban Farm”