Flock Focus Friday, 11/22/13

The photos this week don’t really tell the weather tale. It was alternately pleasant and sunny, to freezing cold and rainy and the flock is a little confused. We’re all cool with rain, it’s snow we dread. We spent several days preparing for snow and biting cold. Sparky (shown above. Black Copper Marans cockerel) kept a close eye on Mr. Chicken Chick as he winterized the run with heavy duty plastic. While he was busy with that project, I spent a significant amount of time writing about winter weather challenges that chicken-keepers face.  Check it out here if you haven’t already.

Doc Brown (White Crested Black Polish hen)
Rachel. Silly Rachel. (Bantam Cochin Frizzle)

Iris (Olive Egger hen) and her babies.(which are either Olive Eggers or Black Copper Marans.) They’re spending much of their time foraging ever further away from her every day.

Marans hen, soaking in the warm afternoon sun.
Partridge Plymouth Rock availing herself of a better view.
Black Olive Egger hen.
Spartacus (Serama crossed with a Red Sex Link) 
Vera, a Red Sex Link & Spartacus’ mom. (pic above and below)
Thanks for joining me and have a great weekend!
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Karen Cady
Karen Cady
2020 years ago

Great giveaway! I will have to look for these at TSC.

Cheryl Hawes
Cheryl Hawes
6 years ago

My girls (and boy) would love the treats.

Cheryl Postma
Cheryl Postma
6 years ago

Great prizes! Be interested in seeing how you garden with the mini bulldozers around!

barbie lytwyn
barbie lytwyn
6 years ago

Love reading ur posts!!! And love your pics!!!! You've taught me a lot. Thankyou. Keep it coming.

Rebecca
Rebecca
6 years ago

Love the blog. I am not afraid of raising my girls, 'cause I have a friend like you.

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