Things have been humming along in the birdhive. Well, not in the political sphere, but in the breeding sphere. When we last left off, Morpheus was pondering a big decision: remain campaigning for leadership while the frontrunning hens were off in the Corner Pen, or bow out to go full broody. You can probably guess … More The Chicken Time is Now: Delaying Their Election & Broody Roulette
The chickens were just starting to sort themselves out when I threw a spanner in their election. I separated them. I want to hatch eggs from both roosters, Winston Cheepers and Todd. Winston Cheepers is the superior-looking rooster but Todd has some genetics I would like to pass on. The hens need to be separated … More Forthcoming Reasons: Throwing a Spanner in The Chickens’ Election
Well, it’s shaping up to be an interesting election. Just what is going on in the birdhive? Human Todd has resigned as opposition leader, which is disappointing, as he really ought to have done that before I named my young rooster after him. Chicken Todd seems to be unaffected by this news. He is full … More What is Going on in The Birdhive?
The chickens have called for an election, but I think it was my doing. I ousted Paris, top hen. She didn’t go back to laying after moulting, which was very unlike good-laying Paris. The reason I kept her around, as the last crossbred, was because she was good at laying. There were a few days … More The Chickens Have Called For an Election