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by Jennifer Burcke I’m not sure where the last month has gone. It seems like I blinked and it was over. As I sit here writing this post, I can hardly believe that our latest batch of baby chicks aren’t really babies anymore. It’s true. While they are only five-weeks old, they barely resemble the […]Read more »
by Jennifer Sartell We gather a lot of eggs around here. We have 42 hens, and on a good day, it’s not out of the question to collect 42 eggs, but for the most part, our daily average is around 26. This number changes depending on many factors, including the number of hens we have […]Read more »
by Jennifer Sartell I’m glad to see that so many of you are enjoying my post Turn Eggs into Lace! In response to the enthusiasm you’ve shown in the form of e-mails, comments on my Facebook Page and here on Community Chickens, I thought I would do a follow-up blog showing some more examples, and […]Read more »
by Jennifer Sartell My husband, Zach, and I recently moved from my parents’ house in the woods to a 14-acre farm. Some people move in a weekend, some over a week or so. Our move was a 2-month undertaking, where we hauled four goats, three rabbits, 40 chickens, a small barn, two chicken coops and […]Read more »
by Jennifer Sartell Do your chickens do the Checkerboard? Mine do, well, they will be over the next 60 days. I am excited and proud to announce that Iron Oak Farm is taking the Purina 60 Day See The Difference Challenge! We love our chickens! I love watching them grow and develop into beautiful birds, […]Read more »
by Taylor Miller Last issue, we asked you to share some of your favorite, most amazing, most beautiful photos of your flock with us on Facebook. We understand that trying to capture a photo of a living chicken is like trying to nail Jell-O to a wall. So, we were impressed when the photos posted […]Read more »