Posts tagged with: raising chickens

An Egg-sistential Crisis

We live on a hunk of land large enough to support a couple of miniature donkeys and a handful of chickens. We started with a small group of hens and expanded to ten hens and a rooster last Spring. Over... Read More

RIP, Antoinette.

I found my Salmon Favorelle hen dead this morning. She was a sweet girl, and laid beautiful pink eggs. There was no sign of trauma, she was just dead under the feeder. Please let that be the last of the... Read More

Chicken Scratch

Anyone want to come shovel chicken shit out of my coop? I’ll pay in beer and cheesecake bars. The previous owners left the coop in horrible shape. They never used any bedding material, just let piles and piles of poop... Read More