30 Days Hatched. Tuesday, Aug 17th.
Cherry is one of our friendliest birds:
And of all the girls, our sweet little Brahma is least afraid of Jake the cat:
You may be wondering why I push the tomatoes through the bars. Chickens are a little short-sighted. They seem to believe that the tomato I am giving them is the VERY BEST tomato and ignore any others that fall to the ground. The result is that they scrabble over the piece I am giving them. By pushing multiple pieces through the bars, they are less likely to fight over them.
Cherry is either an attention-hog or a tomato-hog . . .
Cherry & Pony Boy, more than the others, look almost like miniature chickens:
Once inside, the girls scrabbled for choice seed, another favorite dessert.
Johnny-Cade likes to roost on me whenever I sit down.
Dallas looks like a delicious chicken breast sandwich:
But eventually, all of the girls preen and settle down.