Tag Archives: Daisy

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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three stories

These should be three posts, but that’s the way March is going (or nearly gone, as the case may be). 1. Another fox sighting. We saw our girl around 6 o’clock last evening.  Ms. Fox was heading across the lower … 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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daily dose o’ cuteness

Yes, the chickens are back.  More cute photos. The lone chickie standing up v e r y tall! An action shot.  Not a great photo, but here you can see the chick who had hopped up on Caroline’s back. I … Continue reading

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Saint Caroline

Spoiler alert:  The latest chicken story ends well.  Phew!? We thought all was well as of late yesterday afternoon.  Ella and the lone chick (sniff!) were safely ensconced in the mobile coop.  Daisy and Caroline weren’t thrilled (particularly Daisy), but … Continue reading

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life (and death) on the farm

One of the things that drives me crazy about social media posts is, frankly, the excessive optimism–travels and kids and accomplishments and fun and smiles.  Yes, they are all part of life.  But so are the challenging times–illness, financial struggles, … Continue reading

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Daisy, too

Daisy–matriarch of our little flock–has officially entered chicken puberty [giggling, still].  She was fussing around one of the nesting boxes yesterday.  We collected two Leghorn eggs yesterday so she could have laid one of them.  But Ron saw her in … Continue reading

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