Tag Archives: Speckled Sussex

I Know Why the Caged Bird Squawks.

We all think we know what the term “broody” means. It rhymes with moody and is often used interchangeably with that word, or we use it to describe someone who is ruminating over melancholy thoughts. Webster’s defines it as “given … Continue reading

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Game of Throne.

The hens were making such a racket yesterday that I rushed out to the coop to see what disaster might have befallen them. Fortunately, it was only a mini-disaster: as in greed = gridlock. It all started with Coco and Lucy. Coco … Continue reading

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Back Home with my Peeps.

We’re happy to be back in California. Since we had an early start on travel day, it was still daylight when our commuter flight glided up the coast and after an apparent sprinkling of rain, the Santa Ynez mountains stood soft … Continue reading

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Chickens Not-So-Little

News flash from the coop: Hope is OVER IT – motherhood is apparently not all it’s cracked up to be once they become teenagers. (Oh, reeeaaaalllyyy? What a surprise!) She makes a beeline out of the coop in the morning … Continue reading

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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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