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Third Born Chick Dies, Two Others Thrive

Edgewater, MD, July 1, 2012:  We are now missing (and presumed dead) the third of the chicks. It either died in the “Derecho” windstorm (unlikely), was too small to compete with its siblings for food (likely) or was picked by its mother to starve because she wants to have two strong chicks and not struggle with three (likely). We noticed she would feed it

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