... but usually they just go face down in the sawdust! Wouldn't you just love to be in the middle of this sleepy pile?
It's amazing how quickly they are developing. If you look closely you can see that their wing feathers are growing already!
This is one of the Blue Silkies. Curiously Silkies have 5 toes.
This is 'Beaky', a Porcelain D'Uccle bantam & the first chick to hatch
Youngest son has named this Chamois Polish Frizzle bantam 'Big Bird', because it looks like it's just stepped out of the set of Sesame Street!
I'm feeling a bit under the weather at the moment, hence the picture update & no gushing post about the joys of Mother Henhood as you might expect from me! More to follow when I'm feeling better...