Category Archives: Chickens

What’s yours is mine

June 16, 2012 All was quiet in the pasture. But the ominous sound of distant thunder was a harbinger for the unrest that was about to be unleashed.

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New chickens arrive

May 22, 2012 When a friend was overwhelmed with her chickens, we agreed to help. So now we have three white leghorns joining our five Rhode Island reds. One of the three new chickens These leghorns are a different bird … Continue reading

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Chickens suspicious about their new coop

December 6, 2011 New at the farm and just in time for the cold weather: a beautiful chicken coop we purchased from http://www.greenchickencoop.com/. The coop arrived mostly built. All we had to do was attach the legs and wheels, which of … Continue reading

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Operation Chicken Rescue

August 9, 2010 The heat continues — a heat index of 108 the last three days! Saturday evening I went out to the run-in shed to check on everyone. One of our chickens, Hermione, was lying inside of the chicken tractor, limp. (Earlier … Continue reading

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Fresh troops for the chicken corps

April 12, 2010 When last we checked on the chickens, there weren’t too many left. Actually just one. The other three had gone off to the Great Hutch in the Sky. We suspect they took a direct route, thanks to … Continue reading

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Several updates

March 8th, 2009 The incredible edible egg For a month or so now, we’ve been watching the chickens expectantly as we’ve awaited the First Egg. Sure, the hens are cute and sure, they engage in some amusing hijinks (see photo above) … Continue reading

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Herman the hen

February 1st, 2009 When we received our day-old chicks in early October, we had fantasies of our four little Rhode Island Reds growing up to be loyal friends and great layers. By night, they would be secure in their chicken … Continue reading

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