Tag Archives: Caroline

new chick(s)

Despite the chick-astrophe in mid-June, we decided to see if Caroline would raise another clutch of chickies this summer. We debated for several weeks whether or not to raise chicks again. Ever. Ron decided that he would fix up Caroline’s … Continue reading

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the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day

I had thought the first blog post after my trip was going to be a happy one. Half Moon remembers me and he’s been a super sweetie. But that story is for another time. Unfortunately, today is probably the worst … Continue reading

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cute overload

Alas, Pippi didn’t make it. Last time I wrote was Tuesday, May 3rd. She died that night or early Wednesday morning. Poor Pippi. The farm definitely reminds us of the over-used phrase, “the cycle of life.” However, it is true. … Continue reading

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broody birds

The bad news is that Daisy is broody again. The third time this spring/early summer? Both Ella and Caroline also had broody spells earlier this spring. In the past, we’ve had problems with all three of them going broody at … Continue reading

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(chicken) introductions

We introduced the two mini-flocks of chickens yesterday.  In many ways, it wasn’t much of an introduction.  After all, they had been staring at each other since yellow-chick-who-grew-up-to-be-Scruffy and Caroline were stuck in the mobile coop together for weeks, and … Continue reading

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back to 6

Yesterday Caroline laid her first egg in several months.  Biologically she’s done being a hen-mom, and she’s acting that way, too.  She seemed to be pacing the inside of the mobile coop last night and again this morning, and she … Continue reading

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so homely it’s cute

More chickie photos.  It’s now about 4.5 weeks old.  A few recent shots. The first from 1 July (note less fluff, more feathers, and it’s already giving me The Chicken Look): Next one from 8 July (even more scruffy looking … Continue reading

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