Tag Archives: Little Girls

poor dumb bird

Ron found one of the (not so) “Little” Girls under the big plastic bin in the coop this morning. No worries — she was fine, but poor dumb bird. When we set up the chicken coop, Ron built three nest … 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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ella and the three d’s

It’s been ella and the three d’s [sounds like a good band name!] lately.  Daisy and Caroline are broody.  They want their eggs to hatch, but there’s no rooster, hence no fertilized eggs, and thus no chicks no matter how … 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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