The Rooster Next Door

There is a rooster that lives next door, although for what, I’m really not sure. He has no hens, he has no chicks, he has no one to call up quick. So every day he moseys over, acting like he’s sniffing clover. But he’s not fooling anyone He wants a hen, a bit of scratch,…

Bullmastiff vs Cream Brabanter

Chicken keeping has been, and always will be, laced with tragedy.  Yesterday I turned my darlings out on the way to the deer stand so they could scratch about for a couple of hours before bedtime.  As I sat nestled in my tree I could hear our neighbors shouting at their dogs, nothing out of…