Watch as a chick hatches! (This is an 11 minute video, the chick comes out of the egg at about 10:03. I put the whole thing up here in case anyone wants to watch from the beginning.)
Welcome to our Coop!
This year, we are going to focus on Silkies. We are striving to get the BEST Silkies so that all of our students will have award-winning birds. As we move through this year, we will be learning a lot about the different aspects of poultry, from vaccines to external parasite treatments, hatching eggs, coop construction, and of course showmanship. I hope to update this page weekly so that you can see what we are learning. I am very excited about working with this group, it is going to be an awesome year. --Mrs. Mary
Week 1. Fowl Pox Vaccinations
Week 2. Coop design
Week 3. Exploring Chicken Breeds
Week 4. Washing and Treatment of Cochin
A special thanks to all those who helped in coop construction, especially Ben Morales Sr., Mr and Mrs Reardon, Fran and Mr. Schmidt.