Sugar Creek Farm Goes Hollywood

You are so not going to believe this story, but I swear, it’s all true.

Last week a gal from a PR firm in Los Angeles called. They’d found our blog somehow. They’re doing publicity for the DVD release of the movie Chicken Little, and she wanted to know if we’d enter their “Search for the Real Chicken Little” contest. All I had to do was measure our smallest adult chicken and email her a picture. Today she called to say we’re one of two finalists in the contest.

All I could think was, “I hope nothing has eaten Silkie Chicken since I was saw her yesterday!”

So we’re all flying to LA – with Silkie Chicken – next week. Had to take Silkie Chicken to the vet today to get her health certificate so she can fly on the plane.

I told you it sounds made up.

When I walked in the vet clinic, the vet was on the phone with the state veterinarian and I heard him say, “I’ve got this chicken going to Hollywood… No, really!” When he got off the phone he said, “They didn’t believe me!”

So Monday they’ll bring us – and Silkie Chicken – to Burbank for the publicity event. They’ll have a runway set up, and they want the 2 chicken contestants to walk down the runway. They’ll be filming all of this.

Wait. It gets better.

Also on the scene will be 100 stunt chickens. And their trainers. I don’t remember stunt chicken trainer being on the list of career choices my high school counselor gave us. Who knew?

So wish us luck. It will be quite the experience. While we’re out there they’re sending us to Disneyland, so looking forward to that. So many things to do before we leave. Like give Silkie Chicken a bath.

Hollywood, here we come!

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12 Responses to Sugar Creek Farm Goes Hollywood

  1. Congratulations Silkie Chicken! That sounds like such a treat! I hope Silkie wins. Enjoy your time in California!

  2. Becky says:

    Ronnie just called to tell us the news. Congradulations and enjoy your trip. And tell Silkie not to let this all go to her head 🙂

  3. Linda says:

    How wildly fun … and amazingly unbelievable! Have fun and take lots of pictures to share with us!

  4. pablo says:

    This is a great story!! Do your little ones get to go too? That would be worth taking them out of school, IMHO.

  5. Patti says:

    It does sound made up but what a wonderful blessing!! I grew up in So. Calif. and Disneyland is fun. I just have a couple questions…How do you get the chicken’s to walk down the runway? AND..How do you keep her down on the farm..After she’s seen LA???? 😉

  6. Sonia says:

    Wow, love this news! Silkie Chicken is just amazing. Congratulation and good luck!I am looking forward to see the photos! Have fun and enjoy your trip!

  7. Rurality says:

    Ahhh! That is so GREAT! Hope you have a good cow-sitter lined up! :)Let us know when it’ll be on TV… and take tons of pics!I hope your Silkie wins!!!

  8. Lynne says:

    OMG! How fun is that!???Have a great time — and take lots of pictures — we’re all anxiously awaiting the detils of Silkie’s debut!

  9. OMG! That is awesome! I hope she doesn’t get stage fright. Now I can truly say I know a celebrity! Can I have her autograph?

  10. Anonymous says:

    Fantastic! If I were closer, I would “cow-sit”!. Struct your stuff, Silkie!Terri Miller

  11. Anonymous says:

    So cool!! Aunt Lori said you guys, (or I should say Silkie) didn’t win the competition, but I think you all won!!!! This way Olivia doesn’t have to give up HER chicken!! Love the story,,, who would have thought?Teri P

  12. The suspense is killing me…

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