I get asked by ChickinBoots fans to create custom illustrations of their pets and I find such joy in it. Meet Janell, a woman with a heart of gold and a passion for rescuing animals. Over the years Janell has taken in dwarf mini horses, horses, an alpaca, a dwarf cow, sheep, goats and dogs.
Recently Janell asked me to create a couple of different custom illustrations of her rescues: one of her 10 dwarf mini horses she loving calls The Biscuits, and one of her special needs lamb, Lily. The story of Lily melted my heart. Meet Lily.
Lily, the runt of triplet lambs, was born unable to walk because of three bad legs and was very close to death. Knowing Janell's passion for rescuing animals, the vet called her for help and of course Janell rescued the lamb! When Janell took Lily in she was just 5 hours old and weighed less than 2 pounds Because Lily has 3 bad legs, Janell made her a quad wheelchair from PVC pipe. She can walk without it, but the vet thinks putting her in a stroller wil…
Every year you are faced with the decision about whether or not you should add to your flock. Well, think no more because I can help!
You're welcome! Kidding aside, if you really are thinking about adding to your flock and are looking for kid-friendly breeds, check out Countryside Daily's article Chickens as Pets: 5 Kid-Friendly Chicken Breeds. If you aren't looking to add to your flock you should still take a peek at the article for the cute photo of the girl and her chicken. That's my daughter!
I have partnered with Scratch and Peck Feeds for a Giveaway! Scratch and Peck Feeds is based out of Bellingham, Washington. In 2012, they became the first Non-GMO Verified animal feed manufacturer in North America and in 2013, they stepped it up to become Certified Organic, the first feed manufacturer in the nation to hold both badges. To top it off, they ONLY produce Organic and Non-GMO feeds because Scratch and Peck wants to help lead this sustainable food movement by example. This month Scratch and Peck Feeds will give one lucky winner a Chick Starter Kit!
The winner of the Chick Starter Kit will also receive a Scratch and Peck Trucker Logo Hat and 2 Logo Magnets!
To enter the giveaway easy! In the comment section below tell me what chicks you plan on adding to your flock this season. Contest ends March 5th, 2016 at 8pm PST. Winner will be drawn at random. To participate you must live in the United States.Make sure to check back here March 6th to see if you are the lucky winner.