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New Flock Members Update

The seven new chickens we acquired a few weeks ago are starting to grow. They have all lost the peeping, and have graduated to a full fledged cluck. For the most part they are all dressed in their grown up … Continue reading






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Seven Newbies to the Chicken Coop

We have seven new additions to the chicken flock. They are sleek, racy, young and nervous. We only have two old timers left from the original Nine Spoiled Birds, (Sheila and Goldie) and when an offer for some new hens … Continue reading






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Baby Birds Learning To Fly

Ahhh, early summer. At our house that means birds singing out for a mate, finding said mate, nesting in odd-ball places (tool boxes, shelving, old hats), sitting for ages on wee eggs, defending their nest against (thankfully fat and lazy) … Continue reading






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Transformation of a Chicken Coop

Here it is, the old-timey chicken coop that has sheltered uncountable flocks of yard birds: Since the new Industrial Strength coop’s construction and subsequent adoption by the current flock of five chickens, the old coop has been sitting neglected. It … Continue reading






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Oh, The Carnage!

I went to the Gulf Coast fishing for a few days this week. And since I wasn’t taking the boat, the Hubby wasn’t too interesting in going with me. That’s fine, he was happy to stay home and be in … Continue reading






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9 Mad Birds

It all started with the drought. High temperatures, crazy high winds, no rain in sight. The chickens (being the resourceful monsters they are) decided that the flowerbed in the front yard would be the best place for daily dining. Sure, … Continue reading






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Home At Last

We made it back this afternoon from a nice, relaxing, sun-drenched, six-meals-a-day, 10 bucks a cocktail (or bottled water, or soda waters), Mexico beach time, price-haggling for quality souvenirs, flip-flop wearing, wet and wild vacation on Carnival Cruise lines. My … Continue reading






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Haiku

9 birds are asleep. In the new coop. We are glad. We share Chardonnay.  






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Another Weekend Already Here (almost)

This is the busiest and final weekend for the Industrial Strength Chicken Coop Project. I hope anyway. I am ready for the next Home Improvement Item on the list~ maybe something PEOPLE related? The chickens are ready to move in, … Continue reading






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9 Spoiled Birds

Lots of work this weekend on the Super Industrial Strength Chicken Coop. The metal pipe and angle iron framework is up, the roof is on & the dig-proof concrete footings are poured. Hubby is cutting the tin we took off … Continue reading






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