We had rain! (Blessed rain!) Dust baths are closed, mud baths now available. I was pretty surprised to find this little enthusiast digging in. Really digging in.
Naturally, onlookers.Because when you’ve planned to go to the spa, you go to the spa.What? Some people pay good money for this.The Colonel included for dirtiness comparison. Yes, the Colonel is still the big boss, my v first rooster from my v first collection of chickens. What? I just got out of the bath!Helloooo, boys!
Next door, the retirees were getting into it too, with much more reserve. It’s nice to see the Brahmas doing something fun. They’re always so serious and often seem to be just existing. This got some more facial expressions out of them though. They’re like cats in catnip. They get the zoned face, and they scratch, like, Can’t help. Myself. Must scratch in this. And then they roll around, and do some What are you looking at?
Yay for rain. A rain storm, even. The chicks even got put in the greenhouse with their moms- huge day! Huge! I got my rain barrels almost all filled again too, in one day’s rain – that’s a relief!