Thursday, April 26, 2012

Chicken, Chicken, Where's The Chickens?

It was raining again last night and today 
and even though I usually always keep the hens in their coop and pen 
when the weather is bad 
I decided to let them out this morning. 

After yesterday's experience 
I'm a bit paranoid about them picking on each other... 
so I let them out. 

I came back later with cabbage and carrot peelings 
and found the coop and pen empty. 
No chickens! 


All of a sudden there were 6 chickens behind me, 
then underfoot tripping me and then in front of me 
eating cabbage and carrot peels. 

They almost knocked me down! 

I went back outside and I found their hiding spots... 
under the car and under the house. 
Nice dry places! 

The 6 had spotted me walking to the coop 
and surprised me. 

The rest of the chickens are busy doing something. 
They didn't come when I called. 
I didn't crawl under the house to find out what they were up to. 

They are on their own. 
Somehow, I don't feel very charitable toward them today. 

6 eggs today



Linda said...

My hens find a nice dry place when I let them out while it's raining. They seem to like to be out no matter the weather. Sometimes, I, too, find them behind me rain or shine when I approach their pen. Of course, I only have three but it just takes one to trip me up.

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LindaG said...

Understandable, Callie.
Hope you all have a better weekend. ♥