Xena and Penelope were very cool chickens. Xena was a complete lap chicken. She hopped the fence every day from the first spring melts to the first blizzard. She’d spend her days scratching in the yard, happy to be picked up and carried around. They say not to have favorites in your hen house- andContinue reading “The Chicken Profiler – Speckled Sussex”
Welcome back to our series “The Chicken Profiler”! It’s been a long while since I’ve posted one of these blogs – far too long really. When the bobcat came in and killed most of our flock, I lost a lot of motivation to even talk about them. It was really hard for me to focusContinue reading “The Chicken Profiler – Polish”
An introduction to the chicks we added to our flock March 2019.
Welcome to our latest installment of The Chicken Profiler Series – Today we’ll be talking about the Delaware! Ethel was one of three delaware female chicks, running around their box. They were all a week or so older then the other girls we were buying, and I felt bad that we couldn’t take allContinue reading “The Chicken Profiler – Delawares”
Here is the fourth installment to our Chicken Profiler series. So here is the dilly on this breed- these are Not Araucanas, which are Chilean chickens with ear tufts… these are Not Easter Eggers, which are the colored egg laying mutts of the chicken relm. (also, these are both beautiful breeds in the own rights… it’sContinue reading “The Chicken Profiler – Amercuanas”
For part three of my Chicken Profiler Series, I am going to talk about the Australorp. We had two of these black beauties in our original flock of 8, and we named them Astrid and Na (short for Not Astrid). Australorp chickens come in one recognized color in America, black- but it is a deepContinue reading “The Chicken Profiler-Black Australorps”