So happy to say they are doing great. Although they are looking pretty ugly right now as they lose all their fluff and get in their big chicken feathers. They don't seem to be growing ridiculously fast or anything maybe my less then standard methods are helping them to develop more strongly. They are stay in they box in my kitchen closet at night then outside about 10 hours a day. Even though according to traditional keeping methods they should be being kept at 80 degrees right now they have been just fine at temperatures as low as 40 degrees. We do have an escape artist though :OP the biggest one can jump and "fly" just a big and manages to fit through the top line of the fence. They are actively seeking food which is awesome although still try to live in the food bin so I take it out most of the day and just sprinkle some about.
Most hard candies call for corn syrup, but since I was out and I have 3 children home I decided to experiment and make something fun! Here is what you need: 2 Cups of Sugar 2 Cups of Water 1 Package Sugar Free Jello A candy Thermometer Making candy is a pretty tricky process and trust me I messed up a batch or two getting this to work right.lol Put the sugar and water into the pot and turn on medium whisking well till the sugar is dissolved. Stirring pretty regularly to help the sugar from burning. As the sugar begin to boil turn the heat up to high. Watch your thermometer when the candy reaches 230 pour in the jello continuing to mix. Pour this mixture immediately into a cake pan that is lined with parchment paper of you can rub a little veggie oil in it. The candy will continue to cook as it melts anything over 230 you will be left with a burnt candy that tastes like licorice.lol After you candy is cooled completely turn it out onto a cookie sheet and break apart :O) I li