Diane Lockspeiser

OUR HILL IS ALIVE WITH THE SOUND OF MUSIC-July 2019

Until then, the dominant chicken of the literal “pecking order” will try to take on the role of rooster, in this case even attempting to crow as well as chasing the younger ones away from the other chickens and from the feed.  

THIS SPRING WAS “FOR THE BIRDS”—jUNE 2019

THIS SPRING WAS “FOR THE BIRDS”—jUNE 2019

Diane commiserates regarding a non-existent Spring this year and the fact that one of her chickens dies.

FEEDING THE FINICKY – May 2019

FEEDING THE FINICKY - May 2019

Diane puts the new chicks into an enclosure early in April but had to tend to one who was not happy in the April cold weather.

FEEDING THE FINICKY— April 2019

FEEDING THE FINICKY— April 2019

Diane deals with finicky childred and finicky chickens.

RULING THE ROOST – JANUARY 2019

RULING THE ROOST - JANUARY 2019

By Diane Lockspeiser One of my chickens has the annoying habit of sitting on top of the feed can and, of course, then pooping on the lid. As I was grumbling one day about having to clean off the lid yet again, and that I’ve never had chickens do that before, I suddenly realized that…

ALL COOPED UP – December 2018

ALL COOPED UP - December 2018

The chickens today are wandering in the yard, searching for treats that, this time of year, are few and far between. They probably don’t realize that tonight their freedom will end for quite some time, some of them for the rest of their very short lives.