Chickens Stories from Our Nest

Good Morning Sunshine

It was dark and gloomy this morning.  Rain was surely coming.  I was out at 7am and there was a damp chill in the air.  I decided to cover the run with its plastic cover so that the girls would be able to stay dry outside despite the rainy forecast.  After I covered the run, I opened the coop door for the girls to run out and greet the day.  Out they popped one by one, in search of scratch that was freshly strewn.  Usually, this is the perfect opportunity for me to do the daily upkeep in the coop without any curious visitors.  As I opened up the nesting box lid, this is who greeted me looking for love this morning.

Curious as ever, Sunshine poked her head out of the nesting box as I refilled the waterer and feeder.  Cautiously, she stayed in the box and conversed with me as I attended to their needs.  She cocked her head from side to side, perhaps looking for hawks or taking in the view from a different perspective.  It was a sweet surprise to spend one on one time with our own Sunshine on such a gloomy morning.

Photo Credit:  Tilly’s Nest

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