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Thanksgiving with the flock

Okay everybody. It’s Thanksgiving today, so why don’t we go around and share one thing we’re thankful for this season? O’Malley? Why don’t you start. “I am thankful that my wings grew back!” – Me too, O’Malley “And I am … Continue reading

28. November 2013 by Silly Human
Categories: Check-Ins, Information, Random | 5 comments

Otter’s Vegan Korma Curry

And now for something completely different! You may know that with all the rescued animals here, I’m vegan. That means for 4+ years now I’ve avoided all animal products as much as possible. (I was also vegetarian for several years … Continue reading

28. October 2013 by Silly Human
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I am a Wizard!

“What’s that, Danny girl? Lionel is being dorky!? I will save you!” “Now how do I cast a spell again? Oh that’s right… Ducks and clucks and muddy muck. Make Lionel behave like a GOOD duck.“ “Did it work? Is … Continue reading

21. October 2013 by Silly Human
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Easter from a chicken’s perspective

I had a hankering for coloring eggs this year. Usually I collect the eggs from the few members of the flock who lay eggs, then hard-boil them and feed them back to them. This gives them a lot of nutrients. … Continue reading

25. March 2013 by Silly Human
Categories: Check-Ins, Random | 6 comments

The Lap

“I love sitting on the people lap, watching the birdies in the morning!” – Simon “What are you doing here?” – Simon “What does it LOOK like I’m doing, furface?” – Cindy Buttons “I was here first. Make her leave.” … Continue reading

02. March 2013 by Silly Human
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Chicken Standoff

Chicken behavior is pretty complex. The term “pecking order” is definitely true. Chickens like to know their place in the flock and they are quick to make sure other hens know where they stand. I happened to catch a photo … Continue reading

18. January 2013 by Silly Human
Categories: Check-Ins, Random, Yard Stuff | 1 comment

Mystery Chicken

Today I had lunch with a friend, and when she asked what else I was up to, I told her “I’m going to Juanita/Kenmore to some random condominiums to look for a chicken in a back yard and see if … Continue reading

17. January 2013 by Silly Human
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All About Caruncles

Sometimes when people see muscovy ducks they say “Eeww! Ugly!” Then I usually say “Look who’s talking. You’re one to judge!” in response, but that doesn’t make me many friends. As I’ve mentioned before, muscovy ducks are the only ducks … Continue reading

04. January 2013 by Silly Human
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Miles has a message for us all…

31. December 2012 by Silly Human
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Rethinking the Intelligence of Chickens

For anyone who doesn’t think chickens or other birds are intelligent or emotional, I present to you, Carol… the chicken who is ruining my life. Carol came to us from the Seattle Animal Shelter after being found as a stray. … Continue reading

15. August 2012 by Silly Human
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