Category Archives: Chickens

Occasional posts about our three girls.

Knock, knock …

Ain’t nobody here but us chickens

“Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens” was an R & B hit single recorded by Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five in 1946 with music and lyrics by Alex Kramer and Joan Whitney. Our chickens love hanging around our “coop” … Continue reading

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Who laid these eggs?

Chocolate Eggs

Not these girls! It does seem like magic every time we look in their nesting box and see two perfect eggs. They love roaming around, exploring new places. In this picture they are heading into the native grasses just outside … Continue reading

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Chicken’s own salad bar

Chickens at their salad bar

The end of the vegetable growing season is a funny time. While the veges are ripening and getting bigger, insects are on the rampage too, ensuring we don’t want to eat some of our produce. Luckily, it doesn’t have to … Continue reading

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Here’s looking at you …

Tomato worm

Not all of the optional extras on our veges are as obvious as this one. Luckily our chickens love these caterpillars. Just watch! The caterpillar wasn’t long for this world when tossed into the chicken run along with the tomato. … Continue reading

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The first egg

The first egg

For weeks we have been thinking we would find the first egg any day. Well, we shouldn’t have bought another dozen eggs today. As usual, about 20 minutes before sunset we let the chickens out for a stroll around the … Continue reading

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Meet our chickens

Our chickens

A few months ago we got three chickens, mostly to give us eggs but so far they are too young. They are funny to watch and we like them but aren’t sure they like us as they usually run in … Continue reading

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