Monthly Archives: August 2015

Bitter Barn

Chloe and Mary are in the Bitter Barn, where broody chickens go to become unbroody. Chloe went broody the end of July and has been a permanent resident of nest #8 except when we forcibly remove her every day for … Continue reading

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Buff Orpington Babies and Big Girls

The babies that Joanna hatched the end of May are getting bigger! The babies are in the South Run/Coop, and the Big Girls are in the North Run/Coop. The two runsĀ are separated by wire so they are used to hearing … Continue reading

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Tiny Egg

One of the Ameraucanas laid her first egg in a Nest Box, just like a Big Girl. It’s the tiniest egg I’ve ever seen from a full-sized chicken. Just a tad bigger than a quarter. Appropriately enough, it weighs a … Continue reading

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