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I Smacked a Chicken.

I really, really do not like mean girls. Oh, I know, they are legion and that in real life they will continue to maraud with impunity, but I will not tolerate them in the coop. I guess our sweet Summer must … Continue reading

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Mean Girls.

I know, it’s not the weekend yet, but Chicken Events occur in their own time. Yesterday we had an altercation, conflagration, confrontation: sisterly love went all sibling rivalry. I heard the racket and went to investigate. Autumn was sitting pretty in the “preferred” … Continue reading

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Sibling rivalry.

The term “pecking order” was, after all, coined to describe hierarchical behaviour in poultry, so it should come as no surprise that the term has come to have new meaning to me since we got the four chickens. By the way, … Continue reading

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