A Guinea fowl showed up in Evanston, IL, in May 2014. The bird was initially in poor health, and to the delight of the neighbors, regained his strength. He became something of a neighborhood pet. As winter neared, the neighbors decided to capture the bird and rehome him on a farm in central Illinois. Folksong writer Kristin Lems produced a tribute for Karl. Read more about Karl and his special song!
Archive for the ‘Bird miscellany’ Category
Most hens aren’t quite this adventurous… This one has a case of wanderlust!
This clip is super cute!
Notice how one of the roosters shepherds everyone in, another is the last in, and a roo is the first one out.
This is a great animation that shows the stages of development of a baby chick, day by day. Enjoy!
Apparently humans aren’t the only chicken fanciers. A baby bear was recently found hiding out in a chicken coop in British Columbia. For more information, check out the link!
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
You want chicken? You got it – 10,000 years of chicken history, that is! An entertaining read about the ubiquitous chicken: from red jungle fowl in southeast Asia to KFC in China, and everywhere in between.