Another round of butchery occurred at lunch today. Our young rooster was becoming a menis to the younger egg layers, “John Snow” our other rooster and the preteens, so the decision was made to end its reign of terror. I did things a little differently this time around: First was to cage him (only time our […]
So we have been talking of slaughtering the roosters and guinea fowl for some time now. Mainly because they are loud and don’t really do much. Since we have so many chicks, we will keep one of the Easter eggers (or Americana) roosters for a breeding pair and then start solely hatching them when we […]
I love my chickens! My favorite being peaches our buff Orpington she’s super put going. I did have 2. Road island reds but something got under two fences to steal corn I gave the girls and she picked a fight and lost. Red tend to be more aggressive and age was actually more aggressive then […]
The chicks are growing like weeds. At almost a month old they are starting to get out of there box. So we clipped their wings, but left front two feathers so they can glide Looks like we need to clean out their water dish, again, today… The messy like fuckers.