After the mad rush to get the landscapes ready for the Greenock Art Club Annual Exhibition, I’m now working on some more animal portraits, this time it’s a new series called ‘Little Cluckers’. 68 more words
1 month, 2 weeks ago
Hooves and Claws
My favorite kind of chicken is a Dutch Bantam. They’re so tiny. After owning and showing chickens for a long time, I wanted to find something… 156 more words
3 months, 3 weeks ago
Panther, the missing chicken.
Last night, a chicken named Panther didn’t come back to the coop. Maybe she was scared of the neighbors’ fireworks, which were being set off right next to the coop. 97 more words
4 months, 3 weeks ago
After forgetting about this blog for 2.5 years, I have decided to start writing on it again. This year’s chicks are Puffin, Spicy, Della, Fluffy Tail, Griffin, Icy, and Ivy. 56 more words
5 months, 2 weeks ago
Tales of a Greenwood
You may (or may not) remember that we have 3 hens at home.
Hen welfare is very close to my heart, one of the reasons we started to keep hens was because I was very unhappy with the way hens are kept. 252 more words
10 months ago
Continuing the style of scoring and factoring that I used in Sweet Potato Variety selection, a somewhat-objective scoring system for heritage chicken breeds was used. 217 more words
10 months, 3 weeks ago
Wintering chickens actually seems like the least intimidating part of starting the farmstead.
Shelter- Hoop greenhouse over garden. One example is $100-$150 for a 9’x8′ structure. 283 more words
11 months, 2 weeks ago