March, 2014

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Blue wheaten Ameraucana, Miss Gloria, proves she will Survive!

Miss Gloria's first egg
(blue wheaten Ameraucana)

Last month, a neighbor’s dog tore through 3 of my pens, killing 8 chickens and wounding 3 more. Two of the young pullets that he got were the only two “keeper” daughters of Hawkeye from last year’s hatch – one died and the other spent a couple of weeks in chick icu. She was a survivor, though. In spite of all her injuries and the trauma, she pulled through and today, she presented me with her first egg! That’s why I named her Gloria Gaynor, of “I will Survive” fame. :)

Miss Gloria’s first egg
(blue wheaten Ameraucana)