We said goodbye to Daisy this past week. She was the head of our flock – the chicken in charge. Daisy was one of our Australorps, with the longest wattles and the loudest voice. She kept everything running in order. At night, after she made sure all the other birds were in the coop, Daisy patrolled the run before turning in.[Read more…] about But who will put the girls to bed?
Our littlest Barred Rock, Mimi, hurt her toe and was bleeding.[Read more…] about Bringing a Chicken Inside & Then Reintroducing to Flock
Oh, so crafty! I have a video for you.[Read more…] about Chickens Are Crafty
Well, we are still in the middle of winter in Upstate New York. For the first time, we have chickens to consider.[Read more…] about Chicken Waterers in Winter
Never count your chickens before they are… Oh, wait. That saying speaks to something else. And yet, it’s a bit appropriate here. At the end of December, I was thinking to myself how fortunate we’ve been that our chickens have not had any trouble in the past year. Everyone is healthy and well.[Read more…] about Really, Gert? Molting now? (Plus a short video!)
Chickens are amazing. It’s been so cold here and although they do not like the snow, they are making the most of it.[Read more…] about Chickens in December (Photo & Video Post)