It was time for them to move into larger accommodation and also have some bedding as they need to learn to scratch. So the plastic crate has been replaced with a proper brooder cage courtesy of Ebay.
Five minutes in the workshop and viola they also now have a 'practice' perch. To date only Boris has regularly hopped on top of the 'Electric Hen' so maybe the other two will take to the perch instead.
is still a marked difference between the three birds especially in
relation to feathering of the wings the youngest bird however does seem
to be developing more slowly than the other two.
The also have Combs appearing although being Orpingtons the Combs will be quite small.