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This Month is Chicken Month

I love chickens! I work on a ranch next to a ranch that raises chickens. Those chickens are hilarious. There is one chicken that perches up on the top of a fence post, crows really loud and jumps to the ground. 188 more words

Music Appreciation

Breed of the Week: Appenzeller Spitzhauben

These striking looking birds originate from Switzerland and are popular both as pets and exhibition birds. The Appenzeller chicken actually comes in two varieties, the Spitzhauben that we’ll be looking at today and the Barthuhner that we’ll be looking at next month. 393 more words


Once upon a time..

..there was a girl who always forgot to write her blog!
Today we all got up at 6:30 (ridiculous!) and we went to a carboot to restock our classic children’s picture book collection. 78 more words



To celebrate the release of The Boxtrolls, we look back and choose our favourite modern stop motion films from the last 20 odd years. With so many too choose from these are the five films that made it…

The Reel Rundown

Housing some chicks

For around the last month I’ve been working on transforming a children’s cubby house into a chicken coop, to house some chickens!

It has so far taken ~100 hours and cost far ~$350, but it is nearly ready. 271 more words


Chicken Coop Progress

The framing is nearly complete for the coop and I think it looks pretty great. Building is fun! More progress pics after the jump.