Sunday, September 6, 2009
Henrietta got lonely during the School of Living meeting in July and followed us up to Deb’s, her former home. She was attacked by the rooster again but only suffered minor injuries this time. Deb gave us two more chickens to keep Henrietta company so now we have three chickens in residence at Ahimsa. The new chickens are Ji (Chinese for rooster) and Geneveva (pronounced Hen-ay-vay-va). Ji is young, still learning to crow like an adult rooster, and starting to look like a handsome rooster. Heneveva is the oldest of the three and only laid one egg since she arrived. Henrietta keeps laying one egg nearly every day. The chickens spend the hot afternoons in the jungle of weeds that have grown up in their pen.