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Two Easter Egger chickens and their beautiful blue eggs have recently been putting smiles on our faces! We have come along way since we first embarked on our chicken raising venture, when we chose our first flock of chickens ‘blindly’, so to speak. Because it was recommended to us, our first flock were all golden […]Read more »
by Debbie Bosworth of Dandelion House Whether you are just starting out in your backyard chicken keeping adventures or you’re already an old hand at it one thing is for certain. At some point along the way we all find ourselves facing the sadness of losing ” one of the flock”. As if that isn’t […]Read more »
by Rebecca of The Garden-Roof Coop Last spring I added a little color to the flock; an Easter Egger and a Black Cuckoo Maran. But it wasn’t only because of their their gorgeous feathers that I chose these breeds; they also added color to my egg basket! Poppy, the Easter Egger, started laying pale green eggs a few weeks ago and […]Read more »
by Margaret E. Kellogg Going to the Fair is usually a fun event. There are all the wonderful food smells, cotton candy, hotdogs and more. The screams from people having fun on the rides that tickle their tummies. The shouts from the game vendors just waiting to take your money as you try to win […]Read more »