Chicken acrobatics

"MATT?!?! Can you come downstairs?" I had to scream it three times before he heard me. "I've got a chicken on my back!" He found me bent over at the waist, with Gigi proudly perched on top of me. "How did that happen?" he asked, not expecting an answer. He gently cupped her gray feathers …

Meet Loretta!

The votes were flying in, and we finally have a name for our Black French Copper Marans. Meet Loretta! This name, nominated by Kerry Hamilton Smith, won handily with 26 percent of the votes. Three names tied for second place, each taking 13 percent of the vote: Kentucky F. Chicken, Nellie and Pipsqueak. Great thanks …