Hatching bantam chickens

The kids found bantam (bantam=miniature) chicken eggs in our hay stack. Callie (who’s been in this blog before–see the honey harvest post) fell in love and wanted to hatch one. So… into the incubator they went! And today one hatched. Others are working. Be prepared for a cuteness overload. First, the hatching progression. Pip:

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Expand:

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Zip:

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Push:

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Pop:

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Rest:

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Done:

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And to show you just how tiny this little guy is. In my hand:

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And… the obligatory super-cute kids pics:

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