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
Considering chickens? A coop is the most important part of your decision. Scroll down and let my Buff Orpington, Goldie, give you a tour! Read the rest of this entry
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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When my children were little and I needed to put them down but still keep them supervised, I would put them in the play pen. Do young families even use play pens any more? I am not sure but I do know they were handy from time to time. What does any of that have to do with chickens you ask? Read the rest of this entry
Yesterday, instead of Black Friday shopping, I removed all traces of fall from our home because it is now time for Christmas! Hard to believe how fast this year has gone. Read the rest of this entry