Monday, November 2, 2009

Update On Chicken-sitting

I have been taking care of my friend Carol's chickens while she is in London.
It has been so much fun!
I collected 13 eggs on Saturday, 9 eggs on Sunday and 11 eggs today.
Since I added the golf balls there haven't been any broken or eaten eggs.
Like my girls, her hens are starting to be really friendly.
I pet and hug each hen, every night, before they go to sleep.
Some are starting to want to be cuddled and a few are still ambivalent.
Hopefully I can break down their standoffishness and make them snugglers.
I love a snuggly chicken!
Cuddliness: really the best reason for having chickens.


  1. Way to go on all the eggs! I just sold 16 dozen eggs over the weekend, I was so excited about it!

  2. Whoa! 16 dozen?!?
    I can't even imagine that many eggs.

  3. Wow, I had no idea. I was around laying hens as a child but not as an adult. I don't remember them being friendly, quite the contrary.