Category / Feathers

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 15, 2010
It looks like our a new pecking order has finally established itself.  Interestingly enough, all of the new girls are not at the bottom.  Here is the line up how I see it: Tilly Oyster Cracker Sunshine Dolly Feathers Autumn Meesha Tilly remains head hen.  I thought that she would stay there based on her …

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December 9, 2010
Scratching at the ground is one of the chickens’ favorite things to do!  Chickens are continually on the hunt scratching their dinosaur-like feet into the earth, searching and searching for that perfect…stone, bug, piece of food, or worm.  It is remarkable to watch them.  Sometimes they rev up like they’re starting a motorcycle or getting ready …

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December 8, 2010
I decided to go out early and video the chickens this morning so you could have an up close and personal visit.  It was 28 degrees F with a wind chill making it feel like 17 degrees F.  The girls could not help pecking at the camera’s cord hanging down, thus a little shakiness with the camera.  …

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November 15, 2010
Well they absolutely love the new treat ball!  Today it is filled with apples, lettuce and strawberries.  It keeps them entertained for about 2 hours. I think that this is going to be very useful once winter boredom arrives. Plus it is an opportunity to supplement their diet with fresh organic produce.   Tilly, Sunshine and Chocolate …

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