Tag Archives: Silkie

Peep if You Heart Chickens!

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, which makes me think of love, which, of course, makes me think of chickens (right after I think of the CE, of course). Many of you know that we are in wait mode for some new … Continue reading

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Love is in the air.

Stopped by the feed store this afternoon, where a solitary employee stood at the doorway, leaning on a broom, squinting upwards at the sky. I turned to see what he was looking at and saw a couple of red-tailed hawks in … Continue reading

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Temptation.

It generally comes in the form of chocolate, but for Dodger and for me, temptation is shaped like a chicken. The Dodge took a half-hearted run at Autumn and Hope this morning while they were free-ranging in what we call the “Big … Continue reading

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Cash for Cluckers

It occurred to me that if people pay vast sums of money for purebred dogs and cats, does the same goes for chickens?  And, if so, would anyone actually admit it?! “Sorry, can’t afford to go out this weekend, since I shelled out … Continue reading

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What “broody” means in Chickenspeak.

I’ve always equated the word “broody” with “moody”, as in “brooding” over worrisome events. Now that I’ve read four or five books on chickens, I have a better understanding of the word, which is defined by Merriam-Webster as: 1 : … Continue reading

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Separated at birth?

After all, she is just a big chicken, right?

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The chickens of my dreams

These are the ones I really want. But they’re hard to get from hatcheries; you pretty much have to incubate eggs from breeders and hatch them yourself. My next project:-) This is a SilkieAnd this is a Polish CrestedAnd a … Continue reading

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