Monthly Archives: June 2011

The taste of their own chicken eggs

I don’t remember the day, but I remember the look of horror Jason had on his face when he came back, one egg in his hand from the coop. “Cannibals!” he shrieked. ” They eat their own eggs!” What had … Continue reading

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Your relationship changes after getting chickens

   

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There’s gold in that chicken coop, it only looks like poop

As mentioned in other posts, Jason and I only have three chickens and the mess they make of the yard as they forage around is absorbed mostly by the yard. If you are in a city with larger lots, or … Continue reading

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Victorian Locket Chicken

I’m one of those people who can look at Etsy for hours and buy things I can never wear to anything. I was doing that late at night looking at lockets and I think the next morning when I went … Continue reading

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Putting up with poop to get the golden eggs (or possibly blue ones)

Our first egg, from Shy Chicken I’m sure some folks come home from work and say – isn’t this great, I snagged some leftover food from the office party and now we have some great takeout for lunch tomorrow. Other … Continue reading

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Chicken fluffing

Above: Shy Chicken, normal size This is one of those days where I wished Jason had a camera on his forehead because of the incongruity. And of course when I went to look, all the chickens went to look at … Continue reading

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Moment of discovery – the egg video

This wasn’t the first time we’d seen Shy Chicken lay an egg, but it gives the real deal in terms of how dirty the nesting bowl can be and what the egg looks like (curiously clean) right out of the … Continue reading

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