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A Demonstration of True Love, Chick-Chick Style

Oh, how one of our Barred Rock chickens, “Chick-Chick,” ┬áloves her man.

Her human man. So in this video, you’ll see Chick-Chick hustling across the farm for some TLC. 15 more words

Some Feathery Advice

When I have friends that decide to start their own backyard flock generally the first questions I get are about what kind of chickens to get. 1,203 more words

Crying big tears...chickens?

We lost Chickadee last night.

It was like I lost him twice; when we first discovered he had passed I was in a seizure cluster, so although I was sad and cried, I also felt entirely disconnected and numb. 449 more words


And Then There Were no More Little Boys

The little cockerels have left the premises. All three of them. The Husband didn’t even realise I still had three until I told him. I was trying to explain the concept of chicken math to him. 956 more words


Egg production on our urban "farmlet" over time

Aw, who else graphs out the egg production of their chicken flock? Only an uber-nerd would do that. Guilty as charged!

I keep a tiny flock of chickens in our tiny southern California yard. 1,194 more words

Feathering Feather Babies

The feather babies are feathering up nicely so I’m starting to get a better idea of their colours. Well, some of them. I’m also getting some idea of who might be a boy. 1,068 more words


The Feather Babies go Exploring

Oh, look! It’s the feather babies! See, they are still alive. They are 1 1/2 weeks old now. Today, Frodo let them out and about into the big wide world past the woodshed for the first time. 1,268 more words