Two things I have been meaning to follow up on. First, many people have been asking after the chickens. They are doing well, and laying more eggs than I would have expected. They recently passed their fourth birthday, which is longer than most chickens get to live.
(I have not been able to . . . → Read More: Chickens and mayo (and mayo on chicken)
Every afternoon I can, I go outside, let the chickens out, and spend about half an hour either reading or sketching. I always have a small tub of chicken scratch (i.e. treats) handy, to call the chickens back if they start wandering too far.
All I have to do is reach towards the tub, . . . → Read More: Sketch Wednesday: Evolution of a Chicken Head
Another exercise in working fast and loose, and trying not to get caught up on the details.
It’s so funny to watch an animal clean itself with dirt! They really love a good dust bath, but alas, in our climate you can go months between times when it’s dry enough to indulge. (And chickens do not seem to enjoy mud baths.)
Here’s hoping your holiday weekend is as blissfully balmy . . . → Read More: Chicken Dust Bath Video
Yesterday was a rainy day, another 2 inches in 12 hours. For crying out loud, that’s an entire month’s worth of rain in some parts of the country. And frankly, those parts of the country are welcome to it, if they want. Mucky!
But today – as promised – started off beautifully.
It . . . → Read More: Chicken Shepherd