Chick Fever
Last spring I dove head first in to chicken farming. I found a clutch of young laying hens on Craigslist and built a coop. I was off and running. I had seven beautiful and classy hens who gave me and my family delicious organic eggs every day. Life was good.
Backyard Chicken Addiction
I purchased a few chickens this spring and started my backyard chicken farm. I must admit that I was a little apprehensive at first as to exactly how things would go. I worried about my chickens running off if they were let out of the coop. I was concerned other animals would get into their coop and…
Backyard Chickens Finally Laying Eggs
This spring I dove head first into backyard chicken farming. I purchased seven laying hens and 16 chicks. I was off and running, and a little overwhelmed, but happy. Twelve of my chicks were to be eaten and four were to one day become laying hens.
A Sad Day for Chickens
At the beginning of this year I made a resolution to eat healthier and get in shape. I have been trying to do this slowly to hopefully make the changes that I’ve made stick. One of these changes is trying to cut out meat that is full of antibiotics.
A Garden for Him, a Chicken Coop for Her
So last year my husband really got into gardening. He built himself a nice big garden with raised beds and six foot high fences to keep the deer out. He probably had 300 tomatoes come out of his garden, along with a few other vegetables. The garden was a great success and he is already itching to tu…