Six of Charlotte’s nine chicks have arrived safely and a day early! One sadly did not make it, and there are two more under her still. The sweetest of broodies, she actually pecked at me today, which was a very good sign. That protective nature is definitely what […]
So at approximately 2 a.m. this morning, I encountered seven more reasons to despise foxes, and one very good reason to despise myself. That was when I was jolted out of a dead sleep by the sound of a raid on one of my chick enclosures. Our window […]
I know before I open my eyes this morning that she is awake already. I slide open an eyelid, and sure enough, there is my Inner Comedienne, perched upon the lid of a trunk, leaning her elbow against a stack of shoe boxes five pairs high. She has paid […]
They say evil takes many an avian form. For Poe, it was the Raven. If you asked Coleridge, he might say the Albatross, albeit after it had been shot out of the sky… Here on my humble patch of land, while any similarity to the talents of Poe or […]
Spring has sprung! Click to view my latest YouTube video featuring my two broodies and their chicks. It’s very short, but I thought you might like a little Chickie Love to get your weekend off on the right foot! Cheers, Mother Hen © motherhendiaries 2015, all rights reserved.