Tag: chickens

Free at Last!

After a long winter spent cooped up in the barn, today is the first day my bunnies have seen their outside run. This is no ordinary run, I might add. It has three wooden tunnels leading to an “outhouse”, an underground warren, several hide houses and two separate […]

…On the Evils of Spandex

They hit me again yesterday: ALL THE REASONS I HATE SPANDEX. Usually, my hatred for Spandex (Lycra, elastane) is reserved for those rare moments when I darken the doorway of a gym. There does not exist a single item of workout clothing that does not contain Spandex, and the […]

Chicks and The Gentle Giant

Today is HATCH DAY! Having had a couple of broody hen disasters this summer, I have invested in a Brinsea Mini Incubator at long last… And today, 5 of my 6 hatchlings have said a big, chirping “HELLO” to the world! While my flock is steadily increasing, is […]

Captioning the Moment #5

“At the end of every rainbow is a flock of chickens!” On rare occasions, the sun, the rain and my birds cooperate beautifully. Here is my most recent “Rainbow Connection”, featuring Blue, a camera shy Charlotte, Buffy, the late Junior and Jade looking positively Hitchcockian in the fading light of day. I’ve […]