Category Archives: Chickens

New Trellis & The Fate of Tuppence

Good news first.  I just finished this trellis for Margaret.  It’s a nice, simple design derived from lots of other trellis shapes that pretty much sucked.  Umm…  Why did I say that? Well, just about all the rest looked clunky … Continue reading

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More Misfortune and Lots of Guilt

A couple of days ago, my own tenacious nature showed its dark side.  To say the least, Tuppence ended up getting the stinky end of that stick.  But let me back up a bit and provide some foreground. As the … Continue reading

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Tuppence Becoming A Proper Rooster

It has been a while since the latest chicken post. It’s December, cold, and dark. Daylight seems to last for less than eight hours. And the girls aren’t laying as many eggs per day as they did before. It’s hard … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Tuppence

What’s wrong with this picture? In case you might have missed the obvious in previous picture, Tuppence is a rooster. And a fairly handsome one, at that. However, as it is with roosters, the one thing we dreaded has finally … Continue reading

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Quick Pic of Tuppence

Here’s a quick pic of Tuppence, Aurora, and one of the Buff Orpingtons. See how they’ve grown!

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So Much to Catch Up On…

Just got off the ship Saturday morning around 4:00 am.  Now that I’m in the process of decompressing, I feel better able to appreciate my surroundings:  The girls are doing quite well, though it’s not fully accurate to refer to … Continue reading

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Status With The Girls

Here are the girls. This picture is actually two weeks old. They’ve grown quite a bit since the last post. The Buff Orpingtons, Daisy and Golda are huge! They’re almost as big as Edie and Henny. Aurora, the Plymouth Rock, … Continue reading

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It Is Finished!

The new coop/chicken run is finally finished! Of course, there are a few minor details that demand attention. However, all of the important details are done. Upon the last screw spun into place, Margaret and I celebrated. This Oregonian sparking … Continue reading

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Getting Closer…

Almost there!

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Ease of Success is Ever Fleeting

Goes to show that nothing is ever easy. Couldn’t finish the sections of the coop before sunset yesterday. Sunset was 8:10, barely stashed tools by then, so had to dine at this Himalayan restaurant over in Lake City, called The … Continue reading

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