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Farewell to Henrietta, Hello to spring

I have sad news to report. My favorite hen, Henrietta the Black Australorp, has passed away at the age of 8 years. She hadn’t changed into the normal red, swollen comb and wattle of spring, so I knew her estrogen levels weren’t normal. 620 more words

The Chicken Dance

I’ve wanted chickens for as long as I can remember. Finally getting some was a learning curve. You don’t just “get chickens”, you begin doing the chicken dance. 475 more words


The Thing About Chickens...

Chickens are funny little critters.  With very little effort, they peck their way right into your heart, provide delicious eggs, and somehow manage to convince you that you are always in need of more feathered friends.   631 more words