Articles from Handyhens

Two years ago, I brought up getting chickens. My dad immediately vetoed it, but after many arguments, research and yard work, it finally happened. Five little chicks in a box. Meet the flock. (They are all four months old in the pics) This is Digger, an EE. Digger is a very sweet little girl, she is great with kids and loves to be pet. Diggers bff is Gloria, a RSL Gloria is very passive and will just sit there while you come to pick her up. Moonlight: Moonlight is a very shy EE. She can...
Oh Gloria, where to start? Gloria was hatched on May Nineteenth. She was two days old when we got her and her flockmates. All fluffy and yellow, it was hard, almost impossible to distinguish her from the other red sex links. When she got home, it was apparent that she was different from the other chicks. She was quite friendly and didn't run and hide whenever the big hands came to say hi. As she grew She became a camera hog : A patient soul ( Waiting for Hazel to lay her egg) She was...
Hi. I have a mixed flock of 5 chickens, and i would like to share my Goldeys (or golden laced wyandottes) with byc. Ohstahrah- pronounced Oh-star-ah Ohstahrah, or Ohstee as I call her, is full of energy. She is one of the first chickens people notice when they see the flock, and her plumage gets lovely comments from everyone. Her floofy feathers are compact and cute, and she is always keeping it clean and pretty. She is often seen foraging with Hazel and/or Digger. Her eggs are long and...
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