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dime's worth

There isn’t a dime’s worth of difference between a dime and chicken feed.


That moment when you realize you've gone from "chicken lady" to "crazy chicken lady"

I never thought I’d spend so much time thinking about poultry…

When we agreed to buy the ranch, I begin mentally preparing for the chickens.  I bought books; I read blogs; I meticulously picked out the breeds I wanted.   378 more words

Farm Life

PVC Feeders

When the chickens were approaching the point of starting to lay I needed to increase their calcium so the egg shells would be nice and hard. 604 more words


Scorched Earth

Anyone that keeps chickens knows it is only a matter of time before the chickens will remove every bit of vegetation in an enclosed run. My chicks were four weeks old when I put them outside and it took them two days to get all the grass. 848 more words


Chicken Feed Review

We have had the chickens now about four months and they are getting to the point we should be seeing some eggs shortly. I must admit, was a little afraid to order day old chicks, but we got through that fear and got them raised and ready to go outside. 1,008 more words


Greens for the Chickens

I spent several nights reading a thread on the Back Yard Chicken forum about growing fodder for chickens. At this point I still am not through all of it. 1,330 more words


Baby, It's Cold Outside!

November’s nearly over and so far we have been blessed with wonderfully mild weather. Where as my northern friends hunker down under blankets of snow and ice, we have been enjoying sunshine with intermittent rain. 843 more words