Tag Archives: Pippi

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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sick pippi

Pippi is sick and we’re not sure if she’ll make it through the night or even the day. I noticed her acting a bit strangely on Saturday when we were out gardening, but I didn’t think much of it. However, … Continue reading

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my pippi buddy

I got in the car to leave this morning and was doing the usual juggling act–open garage door, get in car, back car out, close garage door…  Most of the chickens were outside hanging out.  If they see the humans … 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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hop to it

We’re almost a month after the winter solstice and the days are noticeably longer.  However, it’s not showing up (yet) in our egg production. Granted, the phrase “egg production” sounds so functionalist and I suppose it is.  The reality is … Continue reading

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overachievers

Two eggs Tuesday, another two eggs Wednesday.  First time we had two eggs, two days in a row. Yesterday morning I was thinking, “gee, I wonder when they’ll lay three eggs in one day…” The chickens must have heard me … Continue reading

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tomorrow’s breakfast

We saved yesterday’s two eggs and gathered two more this morning.  That means tomorrow’s breakfast will be the first all-our-chickens’-eggs omelette (WordPress spell check is helpfully telling me I spelled “omelette” wrong, but I’m going with the French spelling). Here … Continue reading

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