What is your favorite time with your birds?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by NYboy, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. NYboy

    NYboy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My mornings are rushed getting ready for work. I give my hens fresh water, food and do a quick check they are all ok. After work I open a bottle of wine and let my girls out into my yard. Watching them doing chicken thing while relaxing with a drink is my favorite time with them. What is yours?
     
  2. tyjaco

    tyjaco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can I come over when you open your wine? [​IMG]
    Sounds lovely.

    My mornings are rushed as well. I have to let them out at the butt-crack of dawn now that I moved them into their new coop - it has more windows, therefore more light - earlier - PLUS I've added 8 new pullets (I don't really want them all locked up together yet). After I let the girls out & throw a little scratch, I have to leave to feed the horses.

    So MY favorite time with my girls is early afternoon. When they are sunning and dust bathing and chillaxing in the shade - today - I'm going to sit out there and get some sun on my legs...

    It's such a peaceful thing - watching the hens...
     
  3. devora

    devora Chillin' With My Peeps

    Wow, I hadn't realized how lucky I am to be retired. No rushing in the morning and I have all day to drink wine.

    Oh yeah, and look at the chickens. Yeah, the chickens.
     
  4. ButchGood

    ButchGood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    On the weekends its defiantly first thing in the morning. The birds are just itching to get outside. I here them waiting by the door. when I open the hatch its pure pandemonium. Running and flying out. They are so happy at that point in time. Weekdays, its after work work. we have a sitting area down by the coop, very relaxing.
     
  5. Aeropennchick

    Aeropennchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just moved my chickens outside, so I don't have a routine yet, but I love that whenever I go over to their pen, they all run over to meet me. I also love when I'm sitting in a lawn chair under one of the trees and they crowd around my black lab, hunting for bugs and hiding under her. I'm so proud when my kids get along!
     
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  6. tyjaco

    tyjaco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yah...the chickens Devora! lol.
    im right down the road from you :)
     

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