Tag Archives: Rhode Island Red

Hope for Phoebe!

Some good news here at Peep Central! Margaret and I have taken to bottle-feeding Phoebe. And it seems to be working! That started a day or two ago, when, out of sheer desperation, I cased the house for something that … Continue reading

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Phoebe

We’ve moved Phoebe into separate dig. I chose to include Tuppence in with her, so she and Phoebe won’t miss each other. Of course, that does put Tups at risk if Phoebe has something contagious. Then again, all four birds … Continue reading

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Sufferin’ Peeps!

Grim observations: One of our Rhode Island Red chicks doesn’t look so well. Drooping wings, hyperventilation, closed eyes, listlessness. She is eating and drinking water, so there is hope. The saddest thing would be if her sister finds herself without … Continue reading

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New Peeps!

Margaret and I got our new chicks this morning. Through the Seattle Farm Coop, we obtained two Rhode Island Red and two Buff Orpington chicks. No names yet. Though they all seem fairly healthy, I’m a little worried that the … Continue reading

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