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by Cortney CogswellOver the past few weeks I’ve noticed personalities develop in the flock. We all know that there will be one alpha male and female, as well as one or two that will be “henpecked.” But nothing much is said about the other personalities that may show up in a flock. Just watching their […]Read more »
By Cortney Cogswell Summers in Texas can be brutal for everyone, including chickens. Last week was no exception, so we gave the kids a summertime treat. Now, normally when we are done with a watermelon, I scoop out any red flesh that’s left and use the rind to make pickled watermelon. But this time I […]Read more »
By Cortney Cogswell Last Monday, Jim and I brought our chickens out for their first full day in their new house. Because the kids had grown so much, it was getting crowded in the brooders. That could have led to all sorts of bad things: sickness, injuries or, worst of all, a horrid smell in […]Read more »