On a cool rainy May day, what do you suppose the other 3 million Chicago residents did?
Who knows! But whatever I doubt it was as immensely satisfying as ushering eight robust Rhode Island Reds from their brooder upstairs at Bruce's...
...to their gorgeous new digs, replete with deep coffee bean chaff bedding from Intelligentsia.
Bruce with his beautiful handiwork,
including pieces of reclaimed lumber oiled to a smart finish
Perches with feeder in position
Hi Art, Leah, and Ala
The move crew:
Leah, Rob, Brad, Art, Bruce, Ala, and Blake
First chicken honors go to Bruce
Blake and his bird
These chickens kept us smiling for portraits
Raw food guy Blake
knows what they want
Getting the waterer up.
Plus, early adopter finds food
Carl had fun exploring...
...and we finished with a St Germaine-fresh lemon-fizzy water toast
to chickens come home to roost
What an excellent day. To watch all the chicken-lovin' action, click here (thanks, Rob!)...