It's molting time again, that time of year when the daylight is shortest and chickens tend to molt their feathers and regrow them, sometimes in funny ways.
Our little Ameraucana rooster, Allspice, has molted his tail, which makes his already diminutive stature even more so.
Here he was before:
But that doesn't deter his gargantuan spirit.
Despite Pullet Surprise being over twice his size, Allspice still rules the roost around here.
Tail or no tail.
And that's no "tall tale."