The Saga of Josephine

Pecking order. Have you ever wondered where that phrase came from?  I suggest you watch some chickens, and it will quickly become apparent to you.  There exists a hierarchy among chickens (and just about everything else that lives) and that … Continue reading

Chicken Hunt

Every other day is turning into a chicken hunt. I could lock them up… but I don’t… so… we look here… and there. Eden digs one out from under the loading chute… Lucas bumps a couple with his nose.  They’re … Continue reading

Bare Ground

My chickens are happy with the tiniest bit of bare ground that they can find.  I see it as kind of a “lemon/lemonade” scenario.  The eleven hens are giving me 8-10 eggs a day… so if it makes them happy … Continue reading

Little White Hen

I *babysat* the neighbor’s chickens for a few days… it gave me a good chance for close-ups! For you puzzle fans… click on the small image and see how fast you can complete the puzzle… Little White Hen … Continue reading

New Buckets

It tried and tried and the clouds went north and the clouds went south, and FINALLY this afternoon it actually RAINED.  I had thrown all my bedding from the trampoline inside and found a more or less indoor job… made … Continue reading