Stolen Chickens, Mumbles And Betty, Returned To Aussie Daycare Center

Two stolen chickens have quite the tale to tell about the journey they never planned on. Someone apparently stole Mumbles and Betty from The Botany Daycare Center in Sydney, Australia. In a strange twist, whomever took the cluckers set them loose onboard the train that runs through the city. That’s where this story starts to take an upbeat twist. 7News in Sydney tells the story using as many chicken puns as possible. Mumbles and Betty returned to the kids at

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Patriotic Chicken Plays “America The Beautiful” On Keyboard Piano

Be still my chicken-loving heart! I need to go out to my 9 chickens in my backyard right now and have a talk with them. “Ladies, it’s no longer enough to lay fresh eggs, we need to get you music lessons!” Take a look at this delightful video of a chicken playing “America The Beautiful.” Really. The video is put together by Two Creative Chicks who describe themselves on their Facebook page as “advocates for fowl play.” And if you

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This Statement About True Love Will Make My English Teacher Cringe

Chickens. This week it was chickens. The backdrop for the life lesson that showed up. That opportunity to be a better human. So, there is this chicken club in town. Every few months I get together with fellow crazies raising chickens in their backyards. Always, a toe dipper who shows up. Someone who is thinking about going clucky. That’s how I encountered a special woman Sunday. She came to learn about chickens. And to teach. She probably doesn’t know that

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Chickens Keeping Warm In Style! Woman Knits Chicken Sweaters

Chicken sweaters! Thanks to everyone who sent me this video over the weekend. And it was a big chicken weekend around here. Three new ladies were “re-homed” to join our backyard flock. I heard from my local “Fowl Friends” chicken group that these three lovelies could use a new home. They belonged to a family who lost their wife and mom last year and it was just too much to take care of them. “Bring’em on down!” I said. Not

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Can Betty The Chicken Make Twitter History?

Be still my chicken-loving heart! A restaurant chain in Australia has hired a chicken named, “Betty,” in an effort to make Twitter history. Chicken Treats has hired Betty to take over their social media and her first assignment is to tweet a 5-letter English word. Of course, there’s a deadline. It’s a corporation, people! Metro News says Betty has until October 30th to complete her assignment. The Chicken Treats folks have set her up with a keyboard and learning development. Some

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2-Legged Chihuahua And Silkie Chicken Are Best Friends

Here’s to friends of a different feather! Because you just might have that incredible friend that no one understands what you have in common. Because you’re smiling thinking about that friend you’d rather hang out with more than anyone else. Here’s Penny and Roo!     Penny is a silkie chicken. Roo is a 2-legged chihuahua. Vet tech Alicia Williams of Duluth, Georgia, rescued Penny from testing facility when she was just a few weeks old. A few months later,

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Why Did The Chicken Cross The Bay Bridge In San Francisco? **MYSTERY SOLVED!! UPDATE!

UPDATE: A week later, we now know why this chicken crossed the road, or the Bay Bridge. Mystery solved!   Oh, let the jokes and puns begin! But this was a real traffic snarl and report Wednesday morning. KCBS tweeted the traffic alert. Loose chicken halts traffic at the Bay Bridge Toll Plaza http://t.co/bEhC7kes9z pic.twitter.com/mMMnxBwlr6 — KCBS 740 AM/106.9 FM (@KCBSNews) September 2, 2015 KPIX shows what my fellow chicken lovers know–chicken crossed the road because chicken does what chicken

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When A Dozen Eggs Doesn’t Equal 12

Leave it to a bunch of chickens to teach me a lesson. About gratitude. About what is enough. About what makes a party. Yes, I did say, “chickens.” As in the 7 crazy chickens I have living in our backyard. Got my first chickens about four years ago, the day before my first date with my now husband. That was one lucky week. Lets get right to it. Folks always want to know do we get fresh eggs? Sure do.

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