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Naming Coila

Naming Coila

4 by / on March 14, 2015, 11:03 am / in Chickens, Ponderings

One probably shouldn’t name an animal one might be eating. Barbara Kingsolver, among others, recommends this. Still, I named Coila this week, even knowing her future at Fern Creek might be severely curtailed on account of being a Mean Bird. Coila is in isolation, and not because she’s sick or wounded. I pulled this nameless Gold Sex Link pullet from the flock of […]

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Fern Creek’s Children

Fern Creek’s Children

0 by / on August 26, 2012, 4:28 am / in Community, Farming/Gardening

  Emma comes to Fern Creek every Saturday with her Dad, and often her Mom.  Emma and I exchange big smiles when we greet each other. She is barely two and comes to Fern Creek with an agenda: to pet Pollifax, eat berries out of her crate (and other crates if she can get away with it), and visit the […]

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