Wednesday, August 29, 2012


My tribbles.
See? This is what they look like from above. Little fluffy balls. They chirrup and seem to purr as they scratch the pen floor litter, and as they perch with their mama hen in the evening. What's not to like about tribbles? ( O.K. They are Bantam White Cochins, frizzled) To see more about them click here.*

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Eggs ! My New Flock Is Laying~

The first eggs from my new laying flock!
The chicks I received in the mail from Murray McMurray in April are now grown up, and within the next few weeks I should be getting eggs from all 19 hens.
 I have Silver Laced Wyandottes, Americaunas, Delawares,Cuckoo Marans,and White Orpingtons. I ordered all pullets, but one turned out to be a rooster. Thankfully he is a Cuckoo Maran rooster, and pretty mellow.
One of my 5 Americaunas.
 A Maran rooster & hen.
 Delaware hen.
 White Orpington. 
 A white Americauna. I suspect she laid the 3 minty green eggs.