Tag Archives: Big Girls

eight is great

Yesterday was the first day (we think) that all eight Big Girls laid the same day–in other words, eight for eight! They’ve been laying in prime spring mode for a while now.  Maybe six weeks?  Why can’t I remember??  We … Continue reading

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big chicken

In case you were wondering, we did not die from eating Heidi soup last night.  In fact, it–she–was quite good.  I was, however, thinking a lot more about my dinner than usual.  Hard not to when you look at your … Continue reading

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sweet moments in chickenland

Despite Heidi’s sudden and still inexplicable death, there have been a few sweet moments in chickenland lately. On Friday afternoon, four of the Big Girls were sitting or standing on the north side of the mobile coop.  Only Caroline was … Continue reading

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look, more photos!

Finally, photos of the three new chickens–plus the Big Girls, too.  Click on the photos for quasi-captions.

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they call it pecking order for a reason

This is rapidly turning into a chicken blog.  Believe it or not, there are other things going on at the farm–and elsewhere. We decided to get a few more chickens so that we’d have more laying next spring.  At least … Continue reading

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