Raising chickens is always an adventure, “the girls” keep us entertained and laughing. We thought we had seen everything until…. Read the rest of this entry
Winter-time blues happens to chickens too. Slower egg production and pecking other hens are the results of boredom in chickens. Here are a few ideas to combat this common chicken problem! Read the rest of this entry
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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Recently, I decided to divide my hostas in my front landscaping and move them behind the chicken coop which is very shady. Since the chickens follow me everywhere I go, they watched me dig up hosta clumps and then followed me to the coop to replant. Read the rest of this entry
“Mom, why are you baking egg shells in the oven?” Read the rest of this entry
The chickens are having a blast running around the yard and eating grass(weeds)now that the Spring is here. On the weekends, I am able to let them free-range for a good part of the day and they love it.
Here are some photos of the girls frolicking (yes, frolicking) in the yard!
How is the weather in your neck of the woods?