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Death of a Flock….Lessons Learned

Death of a Flock….Lessons Learned

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Death of a flock is not a title that makes you think this story will be uplifting does it? While there are two survivors of my original flock of eight chickens, I am not sure that one will make it. There are lots of lessons learned with chickens, ALWAYS. Read the rest of this entry

Should You Consider Backyard Chickens? Pros and Cons

Should You Consider Backyard Chickens? Pros and Cons
I am pretty, oh so pretty...

I am pretty, oh so pretty…

If you had told me two years ago how much I would enjoy my backyard chickens, I probably would not have believed you. If you had told me two years ago how much work backyard chickens would be, I probably would not have believed you!  Read more to find out a few things to consider before embarking on this wild crazy journey!
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Putting The Chickens to Work with Composting!

Putting The Chickens to Work with Composting!

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Composting is one of the easiest things you can do with your vegetable scraps, newspapers, grass clippings, etc. Whenever I scoop out the pine shavings from my chicken coop, I add those to the compost bin also. Read the rest of this entry

Decorating the Chicken Coop for Fall…

Decorating the Chicken Coop for Fall…
UMMM.....WHAT IS THIS?

WHAT IS THIS AND WHY IS IT HERE?

There was big excitement around the chicken coop this weekend….for about five minutes. That’s how long it took the chickens to figure out that the new fall decorations around the coop were inedible, or at least, hard to reach. Read the rest of this entry

A Chicken’s Work Is Never Done….

A Chicken’s Work Is Never Done….
OKAY GIRLS, WE HAVE A JOB TO DO!

OKAY GIRLS, WE HAVE A JOB TO DO!

Sometime over the winter we discovered an area of the backyard that had sunken, leaving a hole that need to be filled. Around the same time, we noticed that one of our front-yard drainage pipes had filled with dirt and debris and was not draining well. Read the rest of this entry