They are only two days old. Very cute.
There are 2 Barred Plymouth Rocks and an Araucana. The Araucana isn't a pure breed so there is no guarantee of blue eggs.
When I first became a vegetarian 12 years ago I told myself that I could eat chicken when I raised, butchered and cooked one. It has been so long that I don't want to eat chicken anymore. I'm pretty excited about the eggs and fertilizer though.
Yes, I should have painted it before putting the hardware cloth on.