Tag Archives: Cleo

boys, III

To continue the series on male farm critters around here, today’s topic is Jerky Rooster #1, or J.R. 1 for short. Yes, we do giggle at the reference to “JR” from the tv show “Dallas” many years ago… When Caroline … Continue reading

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cleo’s alien babies and cannibal chickens?

Ron found two strange eggs in the coop several days ago.  We think they were Cleo’s first eggs. Cleo’s been doing the “I’ve gone through chicken puberty” hen squat thing (hard to explain…) for about two weeks and she had … 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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