Monthly Archives: August 2011

Chickens go to the butt doctor, part 1

I think you may remember that in a prior post, I was concerned about some balding/feather-free spots on Shy Chicken, and especially what seemed like a recurrence of Butt Disease or at least a worrying pecking order agressiveness possibly making … Continue reading

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The Egg Lady and the Chicken Man

Maybe I’m just a romantic sap, but I like the idea of Mitzi Perdue – widow of “Chicken Man” Frank Perdue (remember those oven-stuffer-roasters?!!!) is an artist. To be precise, an egg artist – she makes purses out of ostrich … Continue reading

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Strange bonds with chickens

Watching this video, I felt sure at certain points the dog was eating the chicken alive, but as it progresses you realize that the dog is the chicken’s carwash and bedroll.  The second of the series is just as mysteriously … Continue reading

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Do chickens dare to eat a peach?

Usually I have the cartoons – lame or effective as is their wont – presented standalone so that they speak for themselves, but I have to add a dose of reality here. Usually our chickens, who will devour popcorn, spinach, cooked carrots, … Continue reading

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Steampunk chicken

Someone’s been looking too long at etsy.com….

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Not enough chickens on Orcas Island

Gorgeous blue water, sun, ocean breezes. Except if this were Kauai, you’d have seen flocks of wild chickens on the way up to this altitude.  Jason can’t help but compare and Orcas just does not come out ahead on the … Continue reading

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Pecking order theory

Shy Chicken is essentially the lowest on the chicken pecking order in our group of chickens. She is the smallest and easiest to bully by Bossy Chicken, and when she had the awful blowout, they didn’t really hold back. Now … Continue reading

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