Sunday, May 10, 2015

Why did the chicken cross the road....

Last week while I was planting my onions, my neighbour's chickens came to visit me.
Just two of them.
Never happened before.
I didn't mind.  It was kinda funny and cute.
One of the chickens went back home a little while later and never came back.
But this little white hen started visiting everyday.

Little White hen yesterday...notice the green grass!

She would even follow me around.  I didn't mind her being there. She was cute and respectful of my veggie gardens...unlike my chickens that have been under lock down till my veggies are grown high enough to fend for themselves.

So every morning the little white hen would come running to see me. Then when I went to work she would go home.  I called her the Renegade Chicken!

She broke the rules and let everyone know..


To visit her neighbour. 

 I know it was driving my chickens to distraction.
"Why is she allowed to roam OUR territory and we're not!" they would cackle.

I was very concerned about the renegade chicken. I called my neighbour to tell her.
I told her I didn't mind her being there...

but we live on a blind crest and people LOVE
 to drive 30-40km faster than the posted speed limit...

 I was afraid that she was going to get hit.

My fears came true.

The house across the road is where she was from.

This morning as I brought Simonne to do her morning ablutions

 I saw the poor little white hen in the road.

She never had a chance.  It's so sad.

I don't even think she seen what hit her.

Rest in Peace little white hen.

Thanks to you we now know the answer to the riddle...
Why did the chicken cross the road.

Have a Blessed Evening.


  1. sad to lose your chicken buddy.

  2. Lisa, that's a real sad story. To lose such a well behaved chicken is truly a loss. It did answer the age old question about why the chicken crossed the road. Because the bugs were better over there or maybe just to taunt the caged chickens. :-)

    Have a great day on the homestead.


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