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The Girls

This morning hubby and I started a journey as new parents. The parents of the fluffy, two-legged, pecking kind. Meet Sal and Lil..

Sal and Lil are 17 week old pullets and will start laying fresh, free range eggs in 5 weeks’ time. 223 more words


Good News Bad News

Well the good news is that I have proof that my youngest pullets – Donna and Lindy Lou – are now laying beautiful chocolate and blue eggs respectively. 38 more words


Nothing says "I love you" like chickens

This year for Valentine’s Day we did what I’m assuming every loving couple does: we purchased four chickens. 12-week-old pullets to be precise. One Buff Orpington… 256 more words

Backyard Chickens

Chicks at last!

Texas had lots of snow, the mail truck was late getting to the airport, missed two flights, 18 inches of snow in New Mexico, planes iced over, so more delays. 247 more words


Early Spring on the Farm

My first batch of chicks are arriving for the year in just two days!
I am getting 50 pullets this year. Last year I raised over a hundred so I have a good number of young hens from that batch and won’t need many replacements for myself. 495 more words


The Awkward Teenage Stage

The pullets (female chicks) will be three weeks old tomorrow and they are looking scraggly to say the least. They’re in what I call the “awkward teenage” stage where they’re half fluff, half feathers. 409 more words

Backyard Chickens

Our hen lays blue eggs.

Since part of Poor Richard’s Almanac involves chickens (see our headline), occasionally our friend Ben likes to update our readers on all things chicken, especially when they’re happening here. 506 more words