Photographing the birds for the upcoming auction and snapped this photo of Oreo getting preened by one of his girls.

Photographing the birds for the upcoming auction and snapped this photo of Oreo getting preened by one of his girls.

Brittany has been broody for well over a month now and her spot of choice has been the landing on the ladder into the coop. We’re trying to break her of her broodiness but she is very determined. Even eye bolts in a piece of wood cannot deter her.

Brittany has been broody for well over a month now and her spot of choice has been the landing on the ladder into the coop. We’re trying to break her of her broodiness but she is very determined. Even eye bolts in a piece of wood cannot deter her.

Sasha, and just about everybody else, is molting.

Sasha, and just about everybody else, is molting.

We all know the saying about a bird in the hand but what do you say when you have 4 birds in your hand?

Zachary & Dovey - One of my blue breeding pairs. Zachary is a midnight blue silkied boy and Dovey is a laced blue girl that also carries the silkied gene.

Zachary & Dovey - One of my blue breeding pairs.

Zachary is a midnight blue silkied boy and Dovey is a laced blue girl that also carries the silkied gene.

Wizard & Serena - A Blue Splash breeding pair of Seramas.

Wizard & Serena - A Blue Splash breeding pair of Seramas.

Blizzard & Wendy - My cuckoo/barred project. Blizzard is the son of Oreo.

Blizzard & Wendy - My cuckoo/barred project. Blizzard is the son of Oreo.

Slim Jim and Katrina - One of my most frustrating breeding pairs. Katrina has been producing marble sized eggs, so no chicks from them this fall!

Gwendolyn - Andalusian Blue Serama. I’m anxiously awaiting her first egg!

Gwendolyn - Andalusian Blue Serama. I’m anxiously awaiting her first egg!