Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Groupie Chickens

Perhaps its the beautiful weather that we have been having and the fact that the animals were "cooped" up too much this winter but there are some interesting animal issues going on over here.

Patty, the mom to my 2 baby LaManchas, has this "thing" about bird feeders. She knows exactly where all of them are and is determined to get her fair share of the seed because gosh knows I don't feed her! She now even has some groupies that follow her from feeder to feeder.

And about those groupie chickens.........poor TJ, the 225# plus Cotswold ram, can't even eat his grain in peace without being harassed by those groupies who feel that sheep grain is fair game.
The chickens have become quite the characters but I hate to crush their world but as soon as I plant the garden and get fresh mulch, their groupie ways are going to be cooped up again. I don't want to hate but I do want to appreciate my gardens! And it would be nice to collect eggs in one barn instead of 3.
Springbreak has been gorgeous so far! Unfortunately, my shearer had some big shearing jobs this week so I have to wait 'till next week to get the guys sheared........April 15th is the tentative day so I will keep my fingers crossed and an eye on the weather forecast.
Its good too be busy and outside again!
Did I really just say that????

1 comment:

IsobelleGoLightly said...

Opportunist goat and chicken groupies! hee hee