Friday, May 05, 2017

Your "Aww...." fof the Day


Peggy used to have a favorite hen, a Black Hamburg, which she called Hamburglar. It was always out, every day and sometimes even at night. I kept telling Liz it was going to get eaten, as it was always up here at the house rummaging around. 

Last month it went missing. Peggy is smart enough to notice and understands endings. She was pretty sad but accepting.

Liz just went out to do chores and heard anguished peeping coming from somewhere. She went looking.... 

There, in the jogging stroller in the back of the barn, was ol' Hammie and 13 chicks...so far. Maybe we should call her Nestburglar.

No wonder old Laura, our White Cochin bantam and best of all mothers, has been hanging around back there. She had stolen two chickies, but Liz gave them back to their mama. She thinks it may be time for Laura to have some duck eggs to set. Cant you just see a tiny, fluffy, white hen followed by noisy, miniature ducks?

Peggy is at her other gramma's today. I can't even imagine how happy she is going to be when she gets home.

7 comments:

Jacqueline Donnelly said...

Oh, what wonderful news! I can just imagine Peggy's delight! Thanks for this, and so many other wonderful stories of farm and family life.

Jan said...

A definite Aww. Give us photos of the reunion.

Linda said...

OH! BABIES! Peggy is going to be sooooooooo excited!

WendyFromNY said...

Awwww! What a happy ending/beginning! Peggy will be enthralled when she sees her hen is home, and with chicks! I hope you can get a picture of her face when she sees ol' burgler is home!

threecollie said...

Jacqueline, I guess she was really happy about them

Jan, alas, I wasn't home when she came home, but I guess she was thrilled.

Linda, she sure does love the animals!

Wendy, alas I wasn't here at the time but I guess she was very happy.

Cathy said...

Oh Happy Happy Day. Yes, it's good to have good news.

threecollie said...

Cathy, it has been such a cruddy spring so far we are looking for good news anywhere we can find it!