My sweet Pat died today. He was the best rooster ever, even though he would occasionally bite. He hadn't been looking good. He was panting a lot, like he couldn't get enough air. And his comb was pale. But at least I can say I gave him every chance to recover. His life was good, … Continue reading Do Roosters Cross the Rainbow Bridge?
It's been raining for days. Tonight, the rain morphed into an angry storm like David Banner turning into the Hulk. (Or Bruce Banner, if you know him from the comic books rather than the TV show). Instead of hunkering down in his dog house, Ollie huddled against the fence. So I brought him inside. The … Continue reading Ollie the Wonder Dog Almost Got Eaten…by a Cat
I went outside earlier to take pictures of baby goats. We have six of them now, five bucks and a doe. As I was standing outside of Bernadette's and Maude's pen, trying to get clear shots of their babies, something came flying out of the air at me. It was Samuel, a baby mini-mancha. He … Continue reading So Many Baby Goats!
Pat went to the vet this week (it's hard to find a vet who treats chickens, by the way). The vet thinks Pat's leg isn't working due to a neurological problem. He gave Pat a steroid shot and said if it's going to work, he'll be better within a week. That was Tuesday, so it's … Continue reading Pat’s trip to the vet