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Roasted Rooster

Blog: The Farm at Mollies Branch   -   Sunday March 10, 2013   -   By Diane

After two weeks of abnormally cold weather, we have a beautiful day to work on the farm. The hens have grown broody, ready to sit on the green, pink, brown eggs for the 21-days it takes to make new diddles (chicks). The roosters, beautiful with their colorful...

Ruling The Roost

Blog: Winged Elm Farm   -   Monday October 08, 2012   -   By Brian

The time of morning, just before sunrise, where the light is revealing the landscape, the animals are stirring but not up, the distant meow of our cat Mickey as he strolls up the hundred or so yards from his den to our front porch is my favorite time of the...

Chickens and Trenches

Blog: Friendly Haven Rise Farm   -   Monday September 05, 2011   -   By Jacqueline & Joseph

This is a story about chickens but it starts with a bunch of holes in the ground. All winter and spring we had 500 feet of trenches criss-crossing the yard and pasture waiting for enough sunny days during our annual spring deluge so Joseph could finish laying...

Chicks, hatching eggs and roosters

Blog: Borrowed Thyme Farm   -   Sunday July 03, 2011   -   By Michael & Denise

Chicks and hatching eggs, available for purchase. We will have quite a few extra roosters, for anyone who wants to butcher their own birds.

a love letter to roosters!

Blog: little tree   -   Wednesday June 08, 2011   -   By Carolyn

a love letter to roosters! 5.30.11 roosters.  do you love them or do you hate them?  i personally love roosters, but i realize i am probably in the minority.  well, i love  a  rooster.  one at a time is all i (and my...

Babe and Fidel the Daily Dog- Rooster Battle

Blog: Cowmomma's Cupboard   -   Monday November 08, 2010   -   By Cowmomma

This entry will start with a disclaimer.  It is about the daily dog-rooster battles that occur at our ranch. Please do not contact us to complain that this is cruel to the animals.  Neither the dog or the rooster has ever seriously injured the other...

When the Buckeyes Crow

Blog: Cowmomma's Cupboard   -   Thursday March 25, 2010   -   By Cowmomma

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Rhode Island Reds for sale, 11 weeks old

Blog: Walnut Hill Farm   -   Tuesday July 28, 2009   -   By Vikki

Special deal while they last!  Our new layer pullets are growing fast and we need to give them more space.  We are selling 11 week old (as of July 28) Rhode Island Red cockerels for only $2 each.  These will soon grow to beautiful broilers or...

the Duck named Rooster

Blog: Re Rustica   -   Monday April 06, 2009   -   By fullofbeans

The duck named “Rooster” thinks that he is a chicken. He was raised with two hens and, when we adopted the three friends at the shelter, was quite confused. He takes good care of his hens, making sure they find ponds to bathe in (though they don’t want to...

Born to be Bad

Blog: Re Rustica   -   Sunday March 29, 2009   -   By fullofbeans

Rodney, our current Head Rooster, dances well, sings well, is courteous to his hens and minor roosters, and even finds and shares good things to eat.  He defends them against hawks and coyotes, and teaches younger birds where to lay eggs, what to eat,...

Hawk Alarm!

Blog: Re Rustica   -   Monday March 23, 2009   -   By fullofbeans

The chickens were making this noise (click on the link below to hear it) and we instantly knew that high above us was at least one hawk. CLICK HERE TO HEAR THE HAWK ALARM The chickens instantly ran to their nearest rooster, knocking over the...

Spectacular January

Blog: Wingshadows Hacienda   -   Saturday January 17, 2009   -   By Lynne & Bruce

We are blessed! While the majority of the U.S. is buried in snow or temperatures so low that breathing is difficult, here we are with 80 degree days. Unbelievable! Every living thing is bursting with life in this magical weather. The trees are in bud,...


Blog: The Call Again Farm Journal   -   Saturday December 06, 2008   -   By Laura

As all of you regular readers of this blog know, we got our first chickens ever this year and been letting them go outside of their coop almost every day. They have such fun, digging under snow and leaves to get at roots and grubs in the soil. I knew that...

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