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This is Blue, on account of her blue-green eggs she lays daily! She is an Aracana Hen who is just over 1 year old. Our family went to the "chicken lady" and picked 15 chickens. She was the last of our chickens to survive after a predator got into the coop.
She loves to follow the kids around and look for scraps! Blue is a faithful and well trained pet. In the morning she comes from the coop up to the house. (The kids and I are early risers) so if the door is open she walks right into our porch and the kids can tell her "Blue OUT" and she walks out and down the step.
Blue is very unique in that all of our other Aracana birds have been hard to get close too, no matter how hard and what the kids did. Of the different breeds the Aracanas always seemed to keep their distance, even with our new additions.
Blue loves our family and of course we love her. She especially likes ice cream on a stick and kitty food for treats! When we call the kitty she gets jealous and comes.
That's our sweet Blue!
By Kerry Minier