Articles from justuschickens

Our Girls started out life in a rabbit hutch. Our chicks came in on our anniversary. 1 day old on June 13, 2008. The chickie hutch Everyone in the family enjoyed watching the chicks grow Oh My they grow up so fast ...and one day they are all grown up! Above you can see Rose perched and on the right is Daisy and Violet Here is Hyacinth with the big red comb, we thought she might be a rooster until she started laying eggs. She is the biggest, the only one with a large comb...
Dora and Moe came to us from a nice family we met on Craig's list. We talked through email for a while before we got to bring them home to live with us. We were all very excited to finally meet Dora and Moe. I was surprised to learn that their original family had recieved over 100 emails from others wanting to adopt them and we feel extremely blessed to have been selected as their new family. From left to right...Sheri, Moe, Lucy and Carl Rowland. Moe is a lot of fun and very friendly....
Well we put Dora and Moe into the bigger pen tonight with the original four. I was nervous. We hung apples and a head of lettuce from the ceiling of the pen to distract everyone. My original girls were very interested until we put Dora into the pen and then everyone flew all over the place and went to hide. Dora pecked the rabbit hutch as a warning that she was the dominant chicken in the house and my four girls got on top of the hutch and huddled together. My husband asked if I wanted...
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