Spring Pics with Chicks – Five Questions to ask before Booking

Spring Pics With Chicks – 5 questions to ask before booking Daylight savings time is here, and besides a week of waking up late and being groggy, we also get to enjoy an extra hour of daylight.  The snow is starting to melt and the sun begins to feel nice instead of distant. With Easter around the corner, many of us with small children are getting geared up for Spring pictures.  There is nothing cuter […]

Unrequited Love – The Story of Zeke

Jane Eyre, Great Expectations, and Gone with the Wind – all amazing romances, with amazing characters that tug at your heartstrings and drive you mad all at the same time.   They are the cornerstone of every hopeless romantic’s collection, but they’ve got nothing on Zeke!  Zeek – A serama cockeral Zeke is a serama cockerel (a rooster who is not yet a year old) and is in love with “Pet Chickens” founder Christy Lee’s […]

Meet Thelma & Louise

  Most of us are familiar with the two spunky characters in the movie “Thelma & Louise” that fought off an attack and law enforcement in an epic adventure. Today I’d like to introduce you to a different Thelma & Louise, whose story may be different, but whose intestinal fortitude is very similar to the heroines in the movie.Thelma and Louise are battery hens that were rescued last week by Jennafer Sperline, a Corpsman in the US […]

Quit Picking on our Backyard Flocks!

We seem to be moving at the speed of light these days.  Between changes in government, global concerns, and trade there is A LOT for the news agencies to cover.     Yet somehow with all of the turmoil CNN finds time to pick on our friends, the backyard flock.     They reported a story on an salmonella outbreak and mentioned how cuddling your backyard flock can make you sick.     As the mother of 16 hens […]