Graduate student in Environmental Engineering & Science at Clemson University, exercising real-life skills in determining that sometimes a vibrant personality weighs far more heavily than your ability to lay eggs.
I'm on my second flock of MyPetChicken/Meyer Hatchery chicks. After straying from the beloved Plymouth Rocks, I'd be hard pressed to do so again. I'm looking to get away from hatchery stock and go heritage, but because of finances I'm just fine with a breeder's culls!
2009 Barred Rocks

2011 girls - hatch August 1

Rocky: 3 weeks recovering from a paralytic illness, 5 weeks, 11 weeks