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Who is talking to you?

Who is talking to you?

If my chickens hear my voice, they immediately come running. They know my voice over any other person.  They are curious and will pester anyone they think might have a tasty morsel of food for them, but I am their favorite human. These chickens only want to have their...
Sleeping with the Enemy

Sleeping with the Enemy

This morning at 6:20 I headed to the yard to let my chickens out.  I caught the time as I was going outside because my daughter’s alarm goes off at 6:30 and I wanted to be back in before she came into the den. As I walked around to the first coop I heard a lot...
Red light district

Red light district

Yesterday here in North Carolina, the temperatures stayed in the 20’s. That’s pretty cold for us southern folks. All of the children were so excited over the chance of snow! Schools were scheduled to close a couple of hours early and it looked like we...
Burlap, Plaid, and Curious Chickens.

Burlap, Plaid, and Curious Chickens.

I thought I’d give you an update on my chickens.  I haven’t posted about them in quite a while. But first, let me show you the fake tree (I know, I know) that I decorated inside of our Christmas tree sale house. I am going with a country theme this year. ...
A New Sheriff in Town!

A New Sheriff in Town!

It is time to show off the girls again! Last week I reported that one of my Buff Orpington chickens has started laying!  I am thrilled, but she is DETERMINED to lay on the floor in the corner of the coop. I decided to put a crate (a temporary nest) in a chair over the...
A loss, but life goes on.

A loss, but life goes on.

I awakened Tuesday morning to find something bad had happened in the night. I walked into one of our chicken coops and noticed a LOT of feathers near the watering founts.   I thought, “Ut ohs” as I searched the coop for blood or a chicken body.   The hens...