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WIP: little Cluckers!

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


Favorite Chickens

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


What to Do If Your Chicken Dissapears

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


2015 Chicks

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

Scrambled egg, pancetta & kale

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


Objectively Choosing Heritage Chicken Breed for Pasturing

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


Wintering Chickens: Shelter, feed, minerals

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