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Born yesterday in school. We had 10 eggs and each produced a chick on 29th Feb - I wonder if they will survive 4 years until their next birthday.
An amazing experience for the children to watch them hatch.
I don't work on Wednesdays, but went up in the afternoon for a meeting and at that point there was just one egg left - I waited until 5.50 for that to finally crack and risked being locked in for the night as 5.45 is lock-up time
More pictures to come- but a pretty one to start with

Its also St David's Day today, so special birthday wishes to my own Dave over in Florida - no daffodil this year, but at least the chick is yellow WinkWinkWinkWink

Enjoy your leeks if you are Welsh SmileSmileSmile

Thanks for looking

Helen

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 450D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:29 Feb 2012 - 5:43 PM
Focal Length:43mm
Aperture:f/5.0
Shutter Speed:1/60sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:On, Fired
Title:Handle with care
Username:helenlinda helenlinda
Uploaded:1 Mar 2012 - 7:27 AM
Tags:Digitally manipulated, Pets / captive animals, Portraits / people
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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
1 Mar 2012 - 7:29 AM

Very cute!

Len

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2012 - 7:40 AM

must have been great watching the kids.Nice work.

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2012 - 7:41 AM

Thanks Len and Neil Smile

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2012 - 7:45 AM

What a wonderful image, Helen, and a great experience for the school children, too, watching the eggs hatch. I bet a few of the kids won't be so keen on eating egg now Smile Carol

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2012 - 7:55 AM

Very cute and lovely work indeed,very well done,
saeid

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2012 - 7:57 AM

Thanks Carol and Saeid Smile

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James_C
James_C  536 forum posts United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2012 - 8:19 AM

That's lovely Helen. What a wonderful experience for the children.

James

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philhomer
philhomer  437 forum posts England32 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2012 - 8:23 AM

NIcely porocessed

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2012 - 8:25 AM

Fabulous image Helen, I love the processing and presentation.

Hugh

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franken
franken e2 Member 123143 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2012 - 8:27 AM

This is sooo cute Helen!

Ken

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2012 - 8:57 AM

Definitely cute!!! Carole

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luceombra
luceombra  327 forum posts Italy5 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2012 - 9:00 AM

sheer delicacy
Al

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pdcche
pdcche  4 United Kingdom
1 Mar 2012 - 10:38 AM

That is so cute Helen.. Peter

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64470 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2012 - 10:41 AM

Aw, so gentle. Lovely image for St David's.
Chris

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2012 - 11:49 AM

So lovely Helen and what a super experience for the children.
Joan.

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gingerdelight
1 Mar 2012 - 11:56 AM

How adorable! A lovely image Helen!
Carol

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2012 - 12:18 PM

A precious gift of life.

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digital_boi
1 Mar 2012 - 12:32 PM

good capture Helen and what a superb experience for the kids there should be more of nature/farming education

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91904 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2012 - 12:58 PM

Delightful image Helen - beautifully worked.
Brian.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2012 - 1:06 PM

A very dear image that says rebirth and spring! Thanks for sharing this lovely event!

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2012 - 1:29 PM

Aw, how cute! A super shot, Helen Wink
Trev Smile

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posty57
posty57  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2012 - 1:36 PM

You have, in one second or less, redefined the meaning of cute. Well done, and a wonderful image. Smile

Barry

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Daisymaye
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1 Mar 2012 - 3:10 PM

A beautiful image Helen...........Sandy

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2012 - 3:56 PM

Aww, little poppet.
Love shot and working.

B.

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1 Mar 2012 - 4:19 PM

A Beautiful image Helen & experience for you
Pauline

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6538 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2012 - 5:06 PM

This is so cute. - gary

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2012 - 7:07 PM

This will convince the kids now,
that it was the egg that came first Helen !!
Good shot.
Mick.

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1 Mar 2012 - 7:49 PM

Beautiful shot and love the processing Helen. Moira

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2012 - 7:57 PM

Thanks everyone for your comments - been busy taking more photos of the chicks today- can't believe how quickly they have grown Smile

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2012 - 8:23 PM

what a little cutie and with such great detail - not many can boast being born on the 29th of this month (last month then)Wink

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helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2012 - 8:47 PM

Thanks Ann SmileSmile

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AnneWorner e2 Member 6613 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States42 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2012 - 10:28 PM

Precious image. Reminds me of my childhood, and chicks being born - we had a rooster, and grandmother would leave some of the eggs to hatch.
First time I held one of these chicks I was so disappointed they were not velvety soft!

Anne

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AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2012 - 7:53 AM

I can imagine the excitement - yours and the children's! Nicely processed Helen.
Ann

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Shellio
Shellio  3 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Mar 2012 - 5:59 PM

Excellent work and a wonderful story too, Helen.
Shell Smile

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
2 Mar 2012 - 6:16 PM

A beauty. Smile
Cor.

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2012 - 4:35 PM

Such a beautiful image.wonderful work,would love to be able to do a the background like this..Lin

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