Amber the Quisling Chikin Says…

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Every day is chicken day around here, but today people are making an effort to eat at Chick-fil-A in order to offset the boycott directed at the chain because its owner opposes gay marriage. As I pointed out here, I don’t really object to people exercising their right not to spend money somewhere for some [Read More...]

Monday Morning Chicken

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Diamond, on display at the county fair. I know you’ll think I’m making this us, but they were actually posing for people. They were also the only chickens that didn’t go insane when dogs came into the tent. Here’s why. [Read more...]

Monday Morning Chicken

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We went from vacation straight into preparations for the county fair, which means this has been a busy couple of weeks. Our birds are still too young to “compete,” but my daughter showed them anyway, and they seemed to enjoy all the attention. Instead of my chickens, this week we have a special guest appearance by this [Read More...]

Monday Morning Chicken

We had a broiling hot day at home while we were away last week, and since my chickens aren’t broilers, we were concerned. They get weird in the heat, bite each other’s necks like little henpires, flop over like boneless chicken, and do this freaky thing where they spread their wings out halfway, like they’re [Read More...]

A Thank You To My Readers, and a Bit of Housekeeping

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Thanks to all the readers who have used my Amazon links when accessing the Amazon site. It’s a small thing to do, but it yields great rewards for bloggers involved with the Amazon Affiliates program. Because of all your clicking, I was able to pick up a big, expensive tome needed for my studies: Book of Legends/Sefer Ha-Aggadah: [Read More...]

Monday Morning Chicken

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Ruby the Wonder Chicken with her BFF, Bella. Ruby is fascinated by whatever Bella does. Bella licks Ruby’s feathers now and then. I’d like to think this is a friendly grooming behavior, but she’s probably just tasting her to see if she’s ready to eat yet. [Read more...]

Monday Morning Chicken

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Today we have a special appearance by King HENry VIII, from Smithsonian’s rather mediocre cover story, “How the Chicken Conquered the World.” [Read more...]

Monday Morning Chicken

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The girls are enjoying the posh digs we made for them: a nice coop with plenty of run and a spot to roost. What more could a chicken desire? (Bella the Ineffective Chicken-Herding Dog is the background.) [Read more...]


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