Category Archives: science projects

Day 5 or Day 6?

     This is the question of the day. Yesterday my boys went fishing with a friend and came back with not just fish, but tadpoles. They are little, super cute and now our new pets/school project. My kids know … Continue reading

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Brooder Week 2

Sorry, my week is getting away from me. Here is week 2’s update. The chicks are growing rapidly. The girls had to rig up cardboard around the brooder to keep the chicks in. Early in the week we found Sunshine … Continue reading

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Chicken Brooder Days 2 & 3

Chicken Brooder Day 2 Today started very well. Benedict was fluffing out nicely and eating and drinking like a pro. Nugget had been put in a box during the night because he had been pecking the other chicks eyes. The … Continue reading

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Chicken Brooder Day 1 (also known as day 23)

No more eggs have hatched or cracked or even peeped. We candled them and found two had not grown at all. We think the other two had grown because the egg was dark, like the chick was blocking the light. … Continue reading

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Day 22

I was informed, as I crawled from bed, that I needed to come see the chicks first thing. I went in to find all four fluffy yellow chicks up and walking around. Miracle proved to be just that, a miracle. … Continue reading

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Day 21 con.

Day 21 con. The 3rd chick started to push the top of the shell off seriously around 5:30pm. This was not the one DD#2 had peeled off some of the shell for, but the other one that had started cracking … Continue reading

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