Friday, December 26, 2014

Rogue Robin Hood

Here's our mean guy. Living life outside the coop. I can't feel sorry for him, as he attacks me on sight. Proof that raising a person or critter in a loving atmosphere doesn't guarantee a loving relationship.


A Belated Merry Christmas!


I'm posting these pictures especially for my sister Barbara LaValley. She's always supported my ventures, no matter how crazy they may seem. I love her dearly. This would have been a neat little house for us to play in as kids. I think sister Linda Nestor will have to agree with me on that! Love you ladies to pieces!

Monday, December 15, 2014

A House Guest

The latest news from Sure Would Run!


Little John and Robin Hood had quite the battle this afternoon. Unfortunately we weren't there to see it. It must have happened just before I went to close them in for the night. Little John's head was covered with blood, so we brought him into the house and cleaned his wounds and his feathers. Not knowing what else to do with him, he's spending the night with me in the sewing room. He's settled down and is watching TV. Robin Hood, on the other hand is going to find himself outside the coop free range, if he keeps this up. He's been very aggressive the past week and has been attacking both me and hubby, not just Little John and the hens. 

I'm happy to report that Little John and the 6 dogs and 2 cats got along quite well this evening. The cats were funny. They haven't seen the chickens since they were chicks, so they were curious and intimidated by the HUGE bird in the kitchen. It didn't take Little John very long to adjust to his surroundings. Before we knew it, he was walking around the house. We now have a House Alpha Rooster!
Little Bear, Little John and Lily

Little John
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Little John and Scamp

Yummy! Dog Food!!
Little John received preferential treatment. Not everyone is allowed in Mom's sewing room. Especially over night. Little John found the perfect perch with all of the advantages. Computer access, front row TV and a cushy nest. I'm sure he thought he died and went to heaven.


Tuesday, December 16, 2014


He was quite mesmerized by the computer. In this picture he is watching my every move. He finally did settle down, but I had to turn off the TV because that was keeping him awake. He was the perfect gentleman throughout the night. Didn't snore. Stayed in his comfy nest, and woke me this morning with a hearty ER ER ERRRRRRRR! 

He's back in the coop now with the others and Robin Hood was given a lesson as to who is boss. Dad and Mom, not Robin Hood! We collected 7 eggs. All is good for the moment at Sure Would Run!