The chickens are four weeks old now, and with the 90* afternoon temperatures it's time to get the cooling system going. All the cool cells have to be filled with water and of course one pump had to be out of working order, so Noel has spent most of the day fixing things. I walked through all four houses this morning and put in migration pipes which keeps too many chickens from crowding towards the cooler air; they are smarter than they look and act.
So, with a late lunch behind me, I went to the sewing room to complete what I had started yesterday: another set of sheets and a pillowcase for the oak doll bed. I had already made another mattress and pillow. This time the sheets are done up in a soft blue and the pillowcase is edged with a multi-pastel eyelet: