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Chicken update

Our chickens should be approximately 20 weeks this friday so we’re expecting eggs any old day now! They are big girls now but unfortunately our original four has become three – one of the chicks was most definitely a rooster. 377 more words


A new start in a new year

Did you make any New Year’s resolutions? My husband and I caught colds on a trip to Cambria before Christmas and I am just now getting around to my list of resolutions. 1,056 more words

Egg production on our urban "farmlet" over time

Aw, who else graphs out the egg production of their chicken flock? Only an uber-nerd would do that. Guilty as charged!

I keep a tiny flock of chickens in our tiny southern California yard. 1,194 more words

No clucking way! Urban chicken issue rears its head in Tecumseh

The Town of Tecumseh has banned its residents from keeping chickens on their property — and at least one councillor is crying fowl.

“We don’t have to just follow what the other municipalities in Essex County are doing,” complained… 426 more words

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Growth and Rooster Denial

Over the last few weeks, the chicks have continued to grow and their personalities have begun to wake up and show their faces. It’s safe to say that the whole family is in love with them. 1,331 more words

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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