Well, that escalated quickly.
Chicken coop mayhem! Apparently, chickens go mental at the sight of blood. Cannibalistic, even. Well, so I’ve heard…and read. I’ve never really witnessed this firsthand. 175 more words
29 minutes ago
6 Acre Dream
We chose to buy a straight run of chickens this spring. We were interested in a few laying hens, but this was the least expensive way to purchase chicks through the mail. 282 more words
1 hour, 41 minutes ago
Pah! Must I wake from this lovely dream where the cast of characters are actually doing labor around here??
I won’t lie… My kids occasionally have their super helpful moments, however, the majority of their moments are spent being normal kids. 552 more words
2 hours, 52 minutes ago
Bean & Bantam
How our garden grows, and feeds our chickens as well as ourselves, in a series of time-lapse photos.
We now have beans, swiss chard, and cucumbers ready to eat, as well as early potatoes. 401 more words
5 hours, 32 minutes ago
SOMEbody’s a late bloomer.
One of the “new” red hens, just coming online. The Silkies lay bigger eggs (but not by much).
6 hours, 20 minutes ago
Harn the Hobbitish
Egg-laying hens are amazing creatures. And surprising. Until you have them, you have no idea how ravenous they are. How vicious they can be toward one another. 205 more words
7 hours, 41 minutes ago
Life Bellissima ~ Living Life Beautifully
After seeing the hens being chased into the neighbor’s yard, I raced outside as quickly as I could. Everything was a Rhode Island-reddish blur, but I did know that it was a large dog, and the chickens looked (and sounded) terrified. 517 more words
9 hours, 15 minutes ago