We ended up getting three Barred Rock and three New Hampshire Red pullets. (pullets = young hens)
Here we see one NHR looking at me looking at her through one of the holes in the box they came home in.
Little dudettes all huddled together trying to hide from the big scary humans.
This is the dog crate with the water and feeder inside.
Jane putting the first chick into dog crate. You can see just how big it is in this image. We tied the heat lamp to the door with wire.
"What chu' lookin' at sucka?!"
And there you have it, our first flock on Day 1. When they grow up they should look like these guys.