Searching for Gwennyth

Photo by Audrey Pavia Gwennyth is off sitting on eggs somewhere. Gwennyth was our first hen. We actually thought we had gotten three hens, but it turned out two of them were roosters. Gwenny was our only girl. The tamest of all our chickens, Gwennyth is special. She doesn’t look like the other hens, all of […]

Rooster Chivalry

Courtesy Audrey Pavia Mr. Mabel the rooster escorts one of his hens around the urban farm. Whoever said chivalry is dead never spent any time around roosters. Sometimes I just can’t get over how gracious and doting roosters are with their hens. At my urban farm, Mr. Mabel is the top roo (beating out his […]

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