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The feral chickens of Kauai

They are so incredibly cute, whenever we go I’m just unsufferable about them. Here, take a look. The many, many natives of the Spouting Horn: An ice cream store with a resident chicken that transits the floor looking for leftovers: … Continue reading

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The young ones want to be fancy

I let the chickens run around the yard on weekends or after work. The young ones act oddly as the sun starts going down, often hanging out by my office window and flying at it at top speed. I usually … Continue reading

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The Best Present Ever

My co-workers Brent Elmer and Jessica Zahn got me a gift on their trip to China for Xbox Fitness. Here’s Jessica demoing it.

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I guess that worked

The Backups really seem to like the roosting bar I made them.

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A blinky interlude followed by grape warfare

The cute new young ones are confused by cameras. They know what to do with grapes, though. They’re old enough now that it’s mostly these strange honking sounds instead of the peeping.

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Chicken fashion

Sadly the cape Betsy whipped up in the last post didn’t quite work out, Business Chicken 2.0 is an escape artist. We ordered more substantial ones from Crazy K Farms. They’re actually “chicken saddles” intended to protect your hen’s backsides … Continue reading

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The new chickens come home

We have a chicken shortage! I headed to Portage Bay Grange here in Seattle to resolve this. Sadly I don’t have the free time to raise really young chicks like these sleeping ones. I caught this one giving me THE … Continue reading

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How to extract maximum humor when demiting your chicken

While Business Chicken is on…..vacation, possibly permanently, life goes on. One of the Backup chickens has scaly looking legs, which is probably mites. We decided to clean both of them and dip their legs in oil to suffocate the mites. … Continue reading

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Business chicken is missing!

Oh no, Business Chicken has flown the coop! Jason let them out a few days ago to run around the yard like they love to do and Business disappeared within a half hour. The neighborhood is now plastered with posters … Continue reading

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RIP Executive Presence Chicken

This afternoon I checked on the chickens as usual and didn’t see Executive Presence (nee Bossy) anywhere. I figured she was laying an egg, so I opened the nest box door; the worried look they give you is fairly hilarious. … Continue reading

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