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Violet: number three and climbing

And then there’s Violet, who is tiny and fearless. I think she’ll always be small (contrast to big, shy Vita).

Voted the Chicken Most Likely To Fly Onto My Head and Tug Painfully at the Delicate Hairs at the Base of My Neck Several Times a Day, Violet is the only chicken that seems to like being picked up and carried. Or riding about on my shoulder (no luck teaching her to say “pieces of eight” – so far).

Though she’ll squeak and run when chased, I’ve seen her pluck treats right out of the boss chicken’s beak.

We’ve taken to calling her “Violence” and reminding her that she doesn’t solve anything and she’s not the answer.

But who are we kidding? That cheeky little runt will be Numero Uno chicken some day.


Comment from Scubafreak
Time: June 14, 2011, 11:57 pm

LOL, this is like the dating game…

Bachelorette #1….

Bachelorette #2….


Comment from Nina from GCP
Time: June 15, 2011, 12:43 am

We’re so easy. 🙂

Comment from Spad13
Time: June 15, 2011, 1:21 am

Remember Scuba kinky is using a feather during sex.

Perverted is using the whole chicken.

(Weasel I hope you don’t let the girls read the comments)

Comment from Frit
Time: June 15, 2011, 1:34 am

@Spad13: I always thought it was:

– Sensuous: To use a feather during foreplay & sex
– Kinky: To use a feather duster during foreplay & sex
– Perverted: To use the whole damned bird during foreplay & sex

@Stoaty: The chooks are lovely, thanks for the posts & pics! 🙂

Comment from Scubafreak
Time: June 15, 2011, 1:50 am

Spad: What if you use a Peacock? 😉

Comment from EastAsia
Time: June 15, 2011, 2:14 am

There’s so many metaphors in English that are ‘dead’—we use em without thinking about what they mean. It’s cool to read about ‘pecking order’ as a real thing.

Comment from Pablo
Time: June 15, 2011, 2:39 am

Stoaty, just…thank you. LMAO for reelz.

So…Violet is a lot like her?

That kid is going to rule the world one day.

Comment from Mark Matis
Time: June 15, 2011, 3:07 am

For Scubafreak:
THEN you are a Democrat…

Comment from Mark Matis
Time: June 15, 2011, 3:10 am

For Pablo:
But just think how much more effective she would have been if she had just reached down and ripped his friggin’ nuts off…

Comment from Spad13
Time: June 15, 2011, 3:11 am

Frit I’m sure you’re right I am terrible at remembering whole jokes.

Scuba I like posting here so I ain’t touchin that with a ten foot pole.

Comment from Anonymous
Time: June 15, 2011, 7:58 am

(hiding the Peacock).. Hey, I ain’t no Democrat!!!

I LOVE Chicken. Especially Popeyes……

Comment from EW1(SG)
Time: June 15, 2011, 10:47 am

Scuba sez:

What if you use a Peacock?

Sometime back a local man was arrested at the large park nearby for using peahens. The wacky Marxist city of Portland, Oregon …

Never did figure out why they arrested him. It is a “sanctuary city,” after all.

Comment from Sporadic Small Arms Fire
Time: June 15, 2011, 12:45 pm

I honestly believe that this is the first time I encountered a case of “reverse falconry” here.
The mind reels.

Comment from J.S.Bridges
Time: June 15, 2011, 1:21 pm

(no luck teaching her to say “pieces of eight” – so far).

Start ‘er off slow – getting her into “Arr-r-r” from “Aww-w-w” would be an easy first step, maybe…

You can look in that close-set beady eye (do chooks have any other kind of eyes?…) and just tell – Violet’s got a little bit of “junk-yard dog” in ‘er.

“Dun’t mess me aboot, jack, I’ll peck ya a new one, fer sure…”

Comment from Bob Mulroy
Time: June 15, 2011, 7:13 pm

Maybe you could post Stoaty’s Chick pic of the day, everyday?

I like your chickens alot. I wish I could have some.

Took a look at some farmland while we were up in Saskatchewan, might just buy it.

Comment from S. Weasel
Time: June 15, 2011, 7:53 pm

I’m sure as heck going to get four days of posts out of it anyhow, Bob 🙂

Comment from Mark Matis
Time: June 15, 2011, 8:49 pm

Hey, how about some more Poultry in Motion?

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