We currently have a lot of chickens. The roster includes:
- 1 Olde English Game bird – Queen Mary (Harold’s daughter and first chick born on the farm.)
- 3 Aracaunas, Coco Chanel, Bjork (Aracauna/OEG mix), the Bearded Lady
- 1 Black Austrolorps, Oprah
- 3 Barred Plymouth Rock, Colonel Woodford, Christina, and Sid Dog (Barred Rock/Austrolorp mix)
- 1 Rhode Island Reds, Ginger
- 1 Blue Andalusian, Blue
- 2 Silverlace Wyandottes
- 2 Goldlace Wyandottes
- 1 Columbian, Paula
- 1 Speckled Sussex, Schprekles
- 1 Dorking, Cornelia
- 1 Ancona, Miss Anne Kona
UPDATE 7/5/12 – The updates are getting morbid and difficult to keep up with so I’ve stopped.
UPDATE 12/29/11 – This morning Miss Dominique was eaten by a Red Tailed Hawk.
UPDATE 12/14/11 – Over the weekend Sweetcheeks was eaten by a racoon, and Lady Beatrice died.
UPDATE 10/18/11 – 4 roosters sold at the NC State Fair: Fabrizio (2011 Blue Ribbon winner), Victor and Mr Elizabeth (Blue and Red Ribbon winners respectively), and Petey.
UPDATE 06/11 – Lady Milecent was killed by a possum or raccoon while sleeping al fresco one evening.
UPDATE 03/11- 2 of our three Silkies – a buff rooster named Milton/Silk-E-Smoove (buff) and Miss Opal (white) were taken out my an opossum and a third Matilda was taken in by a nice family since the silkies just couldn’t handle the whole free range thing.