Saw our first chestnut-sided warbler of the season today out the dining room window. It was hopping around in the oak.
The chicks are getting bigger and more adventurous, but still huddle with each other for safety and comfort. The chickens generally ignore them. The rooster, Don Juan, however, doesn't seem to care much for these little invaders.
Jami recommended the farm collies site to us, and we're thinking hard about getting one for protection of livestock and the boys. It's good to have knowledgeable friends who are into similar things. We're not really huge dog fans, but if the farm collies are as intelligent and hard working as they say, even I could become a dog lover.
"To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge." ~ Benjamin Disraeli (1804 - 1881)