These are just a few of the cute, funny, naughty or just plain weird things our chickens have been getting up to which have featured in the newsletter over the years.

Rooster Talk


Graham : I had an interesting observance here recently. I usually work on the premise that whatever happens to come my way, be it detrimental or beneficial, has undoubtedly happened to thousands of others also,

Bad Banty


Nancy : Dear Gina and Readers, I could tell many stories of my hens' ability to communicate with their keeper (me) but I'd like to share one dramatic one which happened just a few

Chicken Bailout Plan


Before you jump to conclusions, let me assure you that extravagant executive bonuses will not be a concern; the Happiest Chicken CEO (fondly known as Big Mama, No Feathers or less respectfully as Mother

The Puppy Sitting Pullet


Willie & Barbara Bell : Gina attached are shots of a pullet puppy sitting 6 Great Pyrineese puppies, she has been with them since three days old. They are now 28 days old and

Chicken Rearing 101


Capon: A castrated male used for meat. [How much could that yield?] Pullet: A female chicken under one year old. Hen: A female chicken over one year of age Rooster: A male chicken over