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by Jennifer BurckeBefore I became a chicken keeper, I made two decisions. First, I wanted to keep heritage breed hens. The interesting stories behind the history of each breed drew me in. They spoke to my fascination with the history of American agriculture. Choosing breeds from a bygone era somehow made me feel more connected […]Read more »
by Meredith ChilsonTwo weeks old and the fuzzy, sweet baby chicks are growing feathers. They have lovely wing feathers now and the neatest, perkiest tail feathers. I already miss the “baby days.” I’m very sure that one of the reasons these birds are growing so rapidly is directly related to the amount of feed they […]Read more »