Category Archives: Chicken Keeping

Chicken Chat

Now that the weather is finally cooperating with spring, my attention is turning to planning the vegetable garden, landscaping the front of wonky old farmhouse, and ordering more chickens.  This winter took it’s toll on my hens.  I lost three … Continue reading

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Eggstra Eggstra!

We enjoyed a beautiful sunset on the farm last night.  Heavy sigh . . .  You just can’t buy this kind of beauty in a store. I love this time of year when the light is on longer and the … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why I Love Chickens

There are as many reasons to love chickens as there are chicken breeds.  Here are my top five reasons for loving chickens . . . 1.  They lay eggs!  There are breeds that lay colored eggs in blues and greens … Continue reading

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Chicken Keeping 101

It always brings a smile to my face when I head out on a cold winter morning, hands full with baking pans full of hot oatmeal and salad greens, to let the chickens, ducks and geese out of the coop.  … Continue reading

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