Holiday Chicken Sitters

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Blake and I traveled to the midwest for a week over the holiday, and we enlisted the help of Alyssa Schwartz from the Peyton Lab to come take care of Taboo and the… Continue reading

Happy 6-month Birthday!

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The chickies turned 6 months old Saturday!!  That was when they were “scheduled” to start laying eggs.  They were about a month ahead of schedule and we get anywhere from 3-6 eggs a… Continue reading

Dust-bathing silly chickens

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We have begun to find “divots”, about the size of a chicken, all over the yard. These are spots that the chickens lay down, dig in, and throw dirt all over themselves and… Continue reading

Lady Tipicos is Sir Tipicos

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We have some sad news, but not terrible news. We have been in denial for a while, but decided it was best for everyone to finally acknowledge that Lady Tipico, Costa Rican Princess… Continue reading

Jareth the Mature Chicken

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Egg

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Holy shit, it happened.  An egg.  Seriously, OMG.  From our most mature chicken, Jareth.  Amazing.

Introducing Cleopatra

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Long overdue!  Blake’s favorite chicken (it’s tough not to have favorites) is Cleopatra. Queen of the Thunderdome.  Why? *She was the cutest chickie of the bunch when we picked them up.  Super cute… Continue reading

The Coop is Finished!

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It only took ~4 weeks and an undisclosed amount of $$, but the Chicken Coop, or as Marc and Kristine Sinicrope like to call it…  the Chicken Chateau is finished and the chickies love it.… Continue reading

Crowdsourcing a Name

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We are struggling with what to name little miss Blondie here.  We call her Blondie, but I think we can do better.  We have decided to crowdsource a name for her from our… Continue reading

Introducing… Lady Tipico

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Lady Tipico had a rough start to life.  For the first ~week she lived with us, she had the infamous PASTY BUTT.  *see earlier post* This meant that Shelly had to clean her… Continue reading

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