Category / Chocolate

February 18, 2011
Yesterday’s weather was a Spring teaser.  Temperatures were in the mid-50s and the sun was shining.  In late afternoon, I decided to let the flock free-range.  They were so happy.  Chocolate was especially feeling good.  He was definitely the one in charge dictating each new destination in the yard to the girls.  He was also …

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February 15, 2011
When is a rooster mean?  I am not sure that it is entirely easy to draw a line in black and white.  How much does nature and hormones play in their actions?  Can a rooster suddenly turn mean? I guess I have been thinking about these things lately because Chocolate, for better or worse, is …

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January 4, 2011
You might recognize these pictures from the side of the blog.  They are the family portraits.  These were taken in October when the chickens were about 4 months old.  Today, I was able to take new pictures of the flock.  I have posted them along the side of the blog.  Unfortunately, the new chickens are not as tame as I’d …

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December 19, 2010
I have become quite the advocate for roosters’ rights in the Town of Barnstable.  As you know, I went to the Barnstable Agricultural Commission meeting a few weeks ago, and boy, have I been busy entertaining all sorts of questions.  I have been contacted by both the Barnstable Patriot and the Barnstable Enterprise for interviews.  I …

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