It’s the time of the year again. Normally we would have 2x calves by now, however with the restrictions around bovine tuberculosis (TB), the local school is not taking any calves for AG-day this year. And since we do not like sheep too much and goats are too high maintenance or we do not support tethering, our little girl opted in for two new baby chicks.

They are now living in a big plastic container with an infrared heat lamp in the lounge and are well looked after by Jolan.

Welcome to the family little chicks!

Jolan with two new baby chicks on her arms
Baby chicks

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