The Chooks Debutante

Albeit far from a cotillion ball – I’d like to introduce you to these beginner hens, complete with their official God-given names. Thank you to all who submitted and voted! The results are final and there is something for everyone – strong women of history, sports heroines, performing arts and foodie shout out.

Lady # 1 – Amelia Earhart

  • Breed: Blue Silkie
  • Favorite quote: That’s not flying, that’s just falling with style. – Woody, from the 1996 movie Toy Story
  • Achievement thus far: to not grow an ounce but remain scrappy and hold my own
  • Favorite Tom Cruise movie: Top Gun
  • Moment she would relive: Pacific Ocean flight 1937, except the landing part
  • Fave R. Kelly song: I believe I can fly, 1996

Lady # 2 – Swin (Swintayla Cash of the Storm)

  • Breed: Golden Laced Wyandotte
  • Life ambition: To be a prolific scorer
  • Film credits: stunt double for background bird in Bring It On: All or Nothing
  • Favorite Disco Song: Brickhouse by Commodores
  • Has 31,000 twitter followers

Lady # 3 – Scuttle (from the Little Mermaid)

  • Breed: Black Copper Maran
  • Name origin: scuttling: the deliberate sinking of one’s own ship
  • One item to have on a deserted island: dinglehopper and a snarfblatt in close second
  • Best comeback: “Have I ever been wrong? I mean, when it was important?”
  • Favorite dance: Scuttle Shake
  • Fan mail address: P. Sherman 42, Wallaby Way, Sydney, Australlia


Lady #4 -Touille (too•ee, after Ratatouille…a kitchen bird)

  • Breed: Barred Rock
  • Favorite Karoke song: Pour Some Sugar on Me! (GNR)
  • Hometown: Nice, France
  • Favorite comfort food: a classic French Provençal stewed vegetable dish
  • Quotable Julie Child: “I think every woman should have a blowtorch.”
  • Last book read for fun: The Paris Wife



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