First of all, it’s not what you think. I haven’t lost my chicken-loving marbles. I haven’t “done in” my Girls. I still coddle and coo at them. I still baby the Babies. And, I still spend an inordinate amount of … Continue reading →
Rio Grande Turkey This young gobbler came by early in the morning to strut for us and the 17 hens that were accompanying him. The hens were not as impressed with him as we were. Don’t hate me because I’m … Continue reading →
Discovered these early morning visitors in the back yard. The group included hens, gobblers and jakes. It won’t be long before they are breaking off into groups for the start their mating season. A few have already started to practice … Continue reading →
Mel: Well, are you wearing your red today? Jo: I am wearing red. I insisted everyone wear red to the rodeo last Friday, and less than 1% wore red. Mel: You should have told them to wear blue. Might have … Continue reading →
…to boldly go where no hen has gone before…. The Girls decided to go on a walkabout this afternoon. Venturing into the bush unescorted is a big no-no. Ranch Security was notified and a posse mobilized. Tragedy averted…this time.