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Lil’Peckers:The clock is ticking

Make room in your freezers!! The date of execution has been set for July 17 at 8 a.m. Please God let them all live until then. I just got off the phone with a friendly Amish woman. We decided (for once) that … Continue reading

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I want to send the Lil’Peckers to a factory farm

The other day, I came home to a cage full of panting chickens, some of whom were pecking at the large scratches on their cagemates’ necks from the Meat Bird Attack of ’09, while others were laying down in their … Continue reading

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Innocent bystander?

Before I arose from my sweet slumber, my husband had shot and killed an unarmed raccoon who had found itself caught in our live trap. He claims the pre-emptive move was a result of the raccoon’s ties to the Egg … Continue reading

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Watch her live: Teet gets life lessons all over the place.

Sometimes, Seth and I forget that you can’t just wake up one day and “be” farmers–or whatever it is that we’re trying to do. There is a steep learning curve just MOVING to the country, let alone when it comes … Continue reading

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they’re heeeeerrrre: introducing Lil’Peckers 2009

Your dinner arrived at the Mount Vernon post office at 6:45 a.m.  today. Only three chicks were dead on arrival, and we were given three extra, so we broke even. Here’s to hoping the rest hang tough for the next … Continue reading

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Lil’Peckers II: This time YOU can play along!

I’m getting ready to order our next round of spring chickens. Meat ‘n’ egg combo, anyone? With that said, I’m going to try to sell you something. Only I’m not going to make any money from it. In fact, I … Continue reading

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Lil’Peckers: Hi. I have eaten quiche for four days in a row

Editor’s Note: This is Part Eleven of our ongoing series about theteet’s foray into the world of the chicken farmer. Descriptions are graphic. Hi. I have eaten quiche for four days in a row.     Here’s the thing about … Continue reading

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Tales of the Lil’Peckers: Eggs are gross.

  Editor’s Note: This is Part Ten of our ongoing series about theteet’s foray into the world of the chicken farmer. Descriptions are graphic.   i don’t care what you say. once you grab a hot egg straight from your … Continue reading

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Lil’Peckers: DayOneHundredForty

Editor’s Note: This is Part Nine of our ongoing series about theteet’s foray into the world of the chicken farmer. Descriptions are graphic. last night, as seth and i were cleaning our Back-Room-Turned-(GRRRR!)-Woodshop, we found a perfect brown egg nestled … Continue reading

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Lil’Peckers: two things have died since we last spoke.

one of those things is my littlest hen. the other thing is the raccoon that ate her. RIP to everyone involved. a round of tears, bullets and several life lessons later, I’m here to report that I — yes, your … Continue reading

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