Day Old Chicks now cost over $3.00 up from $.25 about ten years ago. So I collected a dozen eggs and asked Tommy Russell down in the Clove to put them in the incubator. They cooked for 23 days.

Now I have to explain I have 6 hens and one giant black rooster. He is very unusual for a rooster, has no fight in him, seems very happy to rule the roost without any real interest in the hens. He eats well sleeps well and doesn’t even crow that loud. My neighbors might disagree.

Result- 2 chicks and 10 blanks. So he is hitting below .200 which wouldn’t even help the Yankees that old chicks