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Lighting Your Coop

There’s plenty of debate among chicken keepers as to whether or not to light their coops in the winter months.  This time of year the days are shorter and the temperatures are not getting any warmer, but does that mean you should consider supplemental light in your chicken house?   608 more words


Meet the Ladies

It probably comes as no surprise to you all that I have still been pretty busy.  Thankfully, I am feeling like I have a hold on things enough that I do not feel overwhelmed when my alarm sounds in the morning.  356 more words


Happy Hen Eggs

My mother interviewed my daughter about her recent business enterprise which draws out principles that are relevant to any small business, and I so enjoyed reading it on her blog, I thought I would share it here: 506 more words


Keeping Chickens

The good, the bad and the ugly….

We first began keeping chickens a couple of years ago, I was a complete novice with no previous experience and I’ve just leant as I’ve gone along. 1,199 more words


The Chicken Coop Checklist

Here is a guest article from Jack Smith from Gardenaholic.com!


Sustainability is something that’s close to my heart, so when I started looking into keeping chickens I was shocked at how confusing it seemed. 63 more words

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Hatching chickens

Today we have our first chicks! Very cute and entertaining, who needs TV?!!

Two of our chicks hatched on day 21 but there were still 9 eggs. 394 more words

Keeping Chickens

One woman and her spade

I thought I should make the most of the mild weather and get back down on the plot today & get nearer to completely clearing the chicken’s area. 95 more words