Category Archives: Chickens

The Adventures of Ferdinand

This is my new rooster, Ferdinand. I’ve got a little spot in my heart for birchen colored roosters. Let me tell you about Ferdie’s first week at our house. Day One: Scratch, scratch, crow, crow, scratch, scratch. Day Two: Scratch, … Continue reading

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Poultry Shows, According to BamBam

In case you are wondering, BamBam is crowing at the rooster(s). Just what the poultry show needed:  another crower. A few weeks ago, we had the pleasure of attending the Arizona Poultry Show at the state fair grounds.  It was … Continue reading

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PSST!

*psssst* *PSSSSSST!!!* I wasn’t going to say anything—you know I don’t like to gossip— but I thought you should know.  Illusion, DON’T LOOK AT HER, SHE IS RIGHT THERE BEHIND ME!    Anyway, Ms. Perry Illusion was in your garden. … Continue reading

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Meet Chuckles

Meet Chuckles, one of my Icelandic chickens. Ok, maybe her name isn’t really Chuckles. She isn’t one of my snuggly hens, and hasn’t done much to warrant a naming.  Yet.  Mostly she keeps to her peeps and runs away when … Continue reading

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Guessing Game

Can you guess how many chickens are in this picture? Winner gets the pride that comes along with understanding this is probably a trick question.

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