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    Hatching the chicks – Planning for chickens (5)

    Now that we’ve had finished most of the coop, it was time to start hatching the chicks! We could have bought adult chickens or already hatched chicks, but we really wanted to hatch the chicks ourselves. We’d actually get to see them grow up! 😀 So, we had to decide on the breed first. I’ve written before about the three breeds we had in mind. After a lot of going back and forth between them, we finally settled for Orpington chickens! 🙂 After writing that blog post we’ve seen them in real life and we really fell in love with them… Preparations First things first, we needed a starter kit:…