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The First Meal from the Garden of the Year!

An omelete from our girls’ eggs with stinging nettle, chives, sorrel, and dandelion greens! All from our garden, and so good!


The Sustainability Project

This a radical departure from my usual posts. Don’t be alarmed.

This is a simple project to determine if heat generated from composted chicken bedding is adequate to support germination and growth of cold hardy plants in a hostile winter like environment of Northern Wisconsin without additional protection such as a building, greenhouse, cold frame etc. 1,660 more words

Personal Experience

Why Not Leave the Egg Coloring to Your Hens?

The secret is out: If you raise your own backyard chickens, you don’t have to dye Easter eggs. Although factory farmed eggs are white (or brown) and all uniform in color and shape, chicken eggs actually come in all sorts of sizes and colors. 813 more words


Young Thug “Chickens”

Young Thug continues to unleash street cuts and for his latest offering the ATLien drops a whiney flow over production from London On The Track for a joint titled ‘Chickens’ which is lifted from DJ Iceberg’s upcoming mixtape ‘Monopoly Music 19′.


FaceTime with a rooster

Fiesty went to his new home yesterday, where he will have his very own flock of Cochin ladies. I am extremely sad to see him go and will miss his crazy dinosaur noises, but I’m glad he won’t have to be in rooster exile anymore. 86 more words

That in Which we Discover an Imposter

When we got our yardbirds several weeks ago, we picked out a very “naughty” barred Plymouth Rock hen we named Miss Mona, and from the same farm we chose a fancy, fairly useless at laying but incredibly entertaining breed, the silkie. 1,375 more words


Nuttin Cluckin

But really…nothing new to update. I did grab my camera and totally paparazzi my chickens though.

And yes…it did snow here…yes it’s gone now but I’m deeply scarred. 682 more words