Category Archives for Yard Stuff

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
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Babysitting

This morning, I was getting the ducks and clucks set up for the day in the aviary when I noticed the crow crows were taking snacks up to the tree and feeding their baby fledgling. I asked them nicely if … Continue reading

16. June 2012 by Silly Human
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Staycation Update

My staycation is still going well, but coming to an end way too fast. Each morning I still hang out with the flock and enjoy snoozing in the early morning in the yard while they forage for bugs. Each time … Continue reading

02. June 2012 by Silly Human
Categories: Check-Ins, Yard Stuff | 1 comment

Morning Conversation

This morning I spent time in the yard again, snoozing while the ducks and clucks foraged for bugs. Miles, Lucky and Danny girl had an hour-long conversation while I was trying to sleep. This is my translation of their conversation: … Continue reading

30. May 2012 by Silly Human
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staycation

This week I am off work, but staying at home and trying to stay offline. It is a week of rest and relaxation. Unfortunately the first few days have been ruled by my tonsils, but they are improving thankfully, so … Continue reading

29. May 2012 by Silly Human
Categories: Check-Ins, Yard Stuff | 6 comments

Carol the Alarm Clock

For anyone considering chickens, I give you… Carol the Alarm Clock. Do you like getting up at dawn every single day of the year? Then chickens are for you! Carol used to be really loud when she was cooped up … Continue reading

18. May 2012 by Silly Human
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Thief!

Jeez, Cindy Buttons. I was going to share my pizza slice with you if you’d just give me a minute. Turnabout is fair play at least. Olivia stole the piece from her and hid under a shrub and ate it … Continue reading

11. May 2012 by Silly Human
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Janet and Carol, a friendship

Janet and Carol were sitting in the sun together this afternoon. Janet reached over to preen Carol with her beak. And Carol returned the favor by preening Janet’s cheek. Janet and Carol came to us at different times, under different … Continue reading

05. May 2012 by Silly Human
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Cookie Vulture

Cindy Buttons is a shameless cookie vulture. Unlike the other chickens and ducks, who wait patiently for treats, Cindy jumps up right in my face to TAKE the cookie. She has been known to take entire cookies, pieces of bread, … Continue reading

18. September 2011 by Silly Human
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Hanging with the Flock

Here’s a little video of Toro the Great, Cindy Buttons and Persephone Kerfuffle hanging out together in the yard last night. And here’s a short video of Lester Leroy. Look how good he gets around now! (Well if you haven’t … Continue reading

30. August 2011 by Silly Human
Categories: Check-Ins, Yard Stuff | 5 comments

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