6 a.m. phone calls…

Who would be calling at 6 a.m.?  The post office to let us know our “box a birds” was in and could be please come pick them up?  We ordered 67 chicks and received 71, not too bad!  We ordered 55 straight run Cornish x Rock with 2 extra free ones, 3 Black Star hens with one extra freebie, 3 Light Brahama hens, 3 Silver Laced Wyandotte hens, 3 Black Austrolorp hens and of course our free rare and exotic chick. 

 

Here they all are...

Here they all are...

Zayne was very excited to see all the little peepers...

Zayne was very excited to see all the little peepers...

Teigen wanted to help too!

Teigen wanted to help too!

Tori with a couple...

Tori with a couple...

Cowboy Hayden with a chick...

Cowboy Hayden with a chick...

Garrett in chick heaven...

Garrett in chick heaven...

Maddie with a cutie...

Maddie with a cutie...

After unpacking them the kids carefully give them a drink...

As they are unpacked the kids carefully give them a drink...

and then put them in their pen with a heat lamp and plenty of food.
These Brahamas are one of my favorites... notice the fuzzy feet?

These Brahmas are one of my favorites... notice the fuzzy feet?

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On another note….
Another beautiful sunset...

Another beautiful sunset...