My confinement tactic has most assuredly worked. At about 6 this morning, I heard the chickens making their predator calls, so I went out to check on them. Who was sitting next to the pen but one of the foxes! Fortunately for the chickens, the fox apparently can’t get into the pen, and being shut … Continue reading Harsh voice for something so pretty
At least for the moment. All the chickens were fine yesterday morning and this morning, even though yesterday I accidentally fell back asleep after the alarm went off at 5:15 am (just a little before the foxes tend to arrive), and today I didn’t bother to get up. Yesterday, when I went outside with B, … Continue reading Problem solved, the issue’s resolved . . . !
Yesterday I decided not to kill the fox who has been stealing chickens from us. I try to be careful of the reasons I find to kill anything. It’s easy to set oneself in direct opposition to any creature or person who thwarts one’s plans, but that’s not always the rational or ethical thing to … Continue reading On Dealing with Thieves