The Hen and the Rooster

Earlier this week I went out to gather up the escaped chickens from the orchard and found them down the driveway chattering away with a beautiful black rooster!  This rooster was very interested in my girls and followed us back to the coop.  I didn’t let him in the pen and tried to shoo him… Continue reading The Hen and the Rooster

Our First Egg

Look what I found in the compost pile this morning!  Our first chicken egg!  My excitement at this awesome find is mixed with sadness because this means its time for LadyHawke to go back to the farm she came from.  Her chicks don’t need her anymore and she is ready to move on. Anything exciting… Continue reading Our First Egg

A Day in the Life: Backyard City Chickens

What did you do on the last weekend of the Summer? We made a video!  This is our first video made exclusively on the iphone.  The volume is a little wonky in the beginning (you will have to turn the volume down after the first few seconds), but otherwise I think it came out great!… Continue reading A Day in the Life: Backyard City Chickens

Little Chickens in the City

“Here Chickies, here chick chick”, I rattle the jar of chick feed, “Hi my little Chickies.” I used to wake up in the morning thinking of the dishes I would have to wash before breakfast or how much I hate waking up alone when Tom has already left for work at 5:30.  Now, I wake… Continue reading Little Chickens in the City