would have been twins if there was a cock around.
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they did it again!
Tuesday, Potpie got General Tso in on the act. They broke out of the chicken run, hightailed it for the daylillies and both laid eggs.
Total # of eggs laid:6
The coop has been shipped and is en-route via FedEx. Estimated delivery date: Friday.
We were sure Potpie had flown the coop. Within view, only General Tso stalked the yard, clucking and pecking at our vegetable plants (bad chicken!). Potpie had flown the coop before- the literal coop - when Will forgot to put the top back on. Perhaps she was smart and coordinated enough to fly up and over the fence into a neighboring yard.
We looked everywhere, cursing ourselves for letting the chickens out unsupervised. We checked every leafy plant and behind every stack of supplies. Nothing.
I started composing “missing chicken” flyer copy in my head, wondering what our neighbors would think. Would we need to provide a reward? Get a new chicken after just completing our epic Facebook-naming contest? And just as I was placing General Tso back in her cage (cannot afford to lose two chickens!), I heard the loudest, most cliche barnyard chicken noise ever. The day Lilly plant began to shake and she emerged from deep within the leaves. I swiftly returned her to the coop, but returned to the plant with suspicion. I was correct. There at the bottom of a tangle of leaves was an egg!
Crap. They are supposed to lay in their nesting box, not all around the yard Easter egg hunt-style.
We have the naughtiest chickens in Brooklyn.
# of eggs today: 2
Total # back yard eggs: 4
WHAT IS YOUR EARLIEST HUMAN MEMORY? — tumblrbot
Do chickens have memories?
Is that even legal?