Tag Archives: Beaker

egger egg!

I know y’all are tired of hearing about the chickens, but… … one of the Easter eggers laid her first egg today! We think it’s Beaker because Ron said she’s been investigating and rooting around the nest boxes the past … Continue reading

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the great escape

Beaker and Hawkeye were running around the garden yesterday morning. No, they are not supposed to be in the garden–yet.  We’ll let the chickens into the garden once we’ve finished harvesting the remaining vegetables, but that’s still a few weeks … Continue reading

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finding his voice

It’s pretty clear now that Scruffy is a rooster.  He’s been playing with his morning crow yesterday and this morning. Yesterday was a pitiful little squawk.  This morning he managed to crow “cockle… cockle doodle…”–and then he petered out.  We … Continue reading

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domestication

The little chickens have been more nervous and shy than the previous two flocks we acquired (Caroline, Daisy, and Ella in the first batch, and Nony, Pippi, and Heidi (RIP, RIF) in the second batch).  Not sure if it’s breed, … Continue reading

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too. much. to. do.

En bref, final construction really stinks and moving is completely rotten. Time for The Cute Factor. We got three more chicks Sunday afternoon to keep the lone yellow chick company.  It had become increasingly neurotic and lonely once Caroline lost … Continue reading

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