Our Pet Chicken SagaMy Papa has always talked about getting chickens. In 2010, when he mentioned it again, I pushed things into motion, and before I knew it, we had four rhode island red and two white orpington chickies cheeping happily in our big blue tub. I loved them so much that a week later we bought two more (red stars this time) from the feed store. Most of my extra time was spent in the garage next to the brooder, talking and cuddling with the sweet babies. After several weeks, they started spending time outside in a tiny chicken-wire pen where they had fun learning to peck and flap their wings. They were so cute!!! As they got bigger, a coop was built (I painted it lime green
Their names: Camilla, Irena, Fattie Lumpkin, Pretty Lady, Una, Matilda, Norbert and Bernard.