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The first six weeks of your chick’s lives need to be especially safe and warm. For our young chicken keeper’s, here are instructions for creating the perfect brooder for new chicks. After you determine which breeds you would like to raise and know when they will arrive at your home, it’s time to make a […]Read more »
Illustrator Lora Lee and author David Tang have teamed up to create the beautiful new book, A New Friend for Sally, a children’s book that explores the unlikely but lasting relationship between a young girl and her new pet hen. From the book’s Kickstarter campaign: “A New Friend for Sally tells the story of a […]Read more »
by Meredith Chilson I love to read. In fact, I have an advanced degree in “Reading” with a certificate here on my wall to prove it. I also love chickens, and I particularly like reading about chickens! Now, it’s possible you may not know this, but one of my first experiences reading about chickens was […]Read more »
By Kimberly Furry The quintessential reason that I blog is to chronicle our journey as a family with backyard chickens. A close second is being able to inspire others. Teaching is a noble profession and one I highly revere. Each month, from November to April, I lead a program with my fellow Master Gardeners at […]Read more »
by Kimberly Furry I had to chuckle when Nora and I were watching the Cat in the Hat on PBS one morning. The Cat and the children were talking about bird nests and wanted to build one on their own. The fish smugly commented, “You don’t know how to build a nest!” In the sage […]Read more »