"Whats that Lassie, You said Timmy fell down a well? Good boy Lassie!"
Last week was not a good week for keeping track of chickens. On Tuesday of last week we were putting the chickens in their coop for the night when we couldn't find one. Now this happens sometimes and they will come moseying out by morning from somewhere under the house. Well she never came back the next day and we decided she made it past the fence somewhere and was gone.
Then last night we were putting the chickens in the coop and realized we were missing another one. What is going on? Are the neighbors reaching over the fence for some chicken and dumplings? I figured they were finding someway out from under the house and sent the boys under there to cover any gaps, so that they couldn't get back under. Chickens are like rats and can get themselves through holes the size of their heads, it seems.
Well, while they were under there they heard some clucking, and after a little investigative work found that the chickens had fallen down the well. Now remember one was only gone over night, but the first one had been missing sense early last week, 5 days to be exact. She was still alive!
After much water she looks like she might just make it. So we have named another chicken.
Can you guess? Yep her name is Lassie.