Our silkie is finally sleeping outside -- in the greenhouse. He's got a box with a heat source and his feather duster inside. After 4 nights he finally started going up the ramp by himself (he was a little slow figuring it out...)
Thursday, December 8, 2011
He's 14 weeks old and still is indoors most of the time. He's so friendly and mellow it's like having a pet llama or something. We think of him as a "he" but there's no crowing yet, so fingers crossed that we've got a female.
Update: today I posted photos of this guy on Backyardchickens.com, and the consensus is that he's a male....
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
When I started raising chickens, I had the philosophy that I should be willing to raise a bird for meat since I'm not a vegetarian. We've only processed 5 birds over the years and every time we've had to do it we agree that if we had to do this every time we ate meat, we'd hardly ever have it. Anyhow I admire someone like Zuckerberg who is willing to see what eating meat is all about. He has also done other animals -- I don't know if I could!
Mark Zuckerberg, Who Just Killed A Goat And A Pig, Responds To Concerned Friends
It's time to fix those security flaws facebook...