Tuesday, April 28, 2009

A shell!

A nesting update from Big Red Observation Headquarters: Mama hen has kicked an empty eggshell out of the nest! After the dead chick incident my friend Sharon said to reach under there and remove the empty shell, so other chicks wouldn't get stuck on it. So I reached under there and felt the remaining eggs, and found the broken shell and took it out. I think I got it all, so hopefully the shell she kicked out today is an indication she has another chick under her now. I don't want to bother her, so I'll just keep watching.

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