Category Archives: Chicken Diaries

What’s going on in the chicken yard.

Chicken Drama Leaves Lucy Pantless

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Lucy is in chicken hospital recovering from a squabble in the coop. As you can see, she lost the battle, and unfortunately, her pants. What was the battle over? Well it’s an ongoing battle over who gets what nest to … Continue reading

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Flock Bunny

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Meet Jasmine, she has lived with our chickens for years. Eats with them from the feeder, lays in the shade among her feathered friends, even raises her babies next to the coop. Jasmine isn’t stupid, she’s found a little piece … Continue reading

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Urban Chickens Fall Victim to Predators Too

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amy elizabeth | Bobcat Kills Hen at TBN Ranch This past year has been our worst ever for predator attacks. For twelve years, not a one, now, in 2016 we’ve had five. Three were by coyotes, one by a hawk, … Continue reading

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Disabled Dottie

Meet Dottie, Miss Injury Queen. Her comb has gotten so big and heavy it has flopped over to one side limiting her vision primarily to one eye. Floppy combs are somewhat common for Leghorns, and it’s not usually a problem. … Continue reading

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Investing in Comfort for the Flock

Dedication, that’s what it takes when raising chickens in the Sonoran Desert! These ladies are just four months old and experiencing their first summer in temperatures of 116 degrees. They’re a bit frazzled looking at times, but incredibly resourceful in … Continue reading

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