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Adventures in keeping urban chickens

I have been keeping hens for six and a half years now. I started with three adult hens of about one and a half years of age in the spring of 2010. 975 more words

10 Things That Happen When You Become a Hen Mum (or Dad)

  1. Suddenly, watching chickens is better than watching TV. Seriously, you never imagined they could be this amusing! How can a seemingly dumb bird have so much personality?
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Simple Living

She Said: Too Chicken To Try

She Said appears Saturday in the Times & Transcript and Monday on Pickle Planet Moncton.

I don’t live in Riverview, but if I did, I wouldn’t mind my neighbours having chickens. 589 more words

She Said


My wife Maria has always known she was an animal person, but my own realization has come rather late in life. Oh, I’ve liked other people’s animals and enjoyed having a cat – albeit briefly – but I never thought of myself as an  580 more words

Meat Rabbits

Missing chicken

Well one of our chickies has figured out she can fly- out of the hen house! I came home today to look for any newly laid eggs and came home to one missing chicken. 74 more words

The Birds

I don’t know about you, but I feel like the world is not only just coming apart at the seams, but that a pissed off tailor has been left with one too many unpaid wedding gowns with expensive alterations, has lost his shit, and is grabbing the fabric of our world in one hand and a seam ripper in the other and is splitting us wide open in a primal, mad rage. 836 more words


Meet Bernie and Hen Solo

The results are in for the Official MYD Name my Hens Contest™ and it was a close one folks! In the end, the hens decided on their favorite names. 379 more words

Critters And Such