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by Jennifer Sartell It’s January. Against my better judgement, I’ve been suckered into the cliche “diet” resolution…among others. Well, maybe not dieting per say, but at least trying to be healthier. We bought a juicer…I know, I know, but it all happened so fast. I felt my internal thumb raise, like an eager hitchhiker, as […]Read more »
by Jennifer Sartell Have you ever wondered why commercial chicken food comes in three different forms? In this post I’ll explain my experience with crumbles, pellets and mash, and hopefully it will help you decide what’s best for your flock. Growing up, I did not live in a farming community. At the time, there was […]Read more »
by Meredith Chilson Back in May, I wrote a blog post on “Feeding the Flock,” in which I explained how I change the types of feed my small flock of chickens eat: from the medicated starter that they briefly receive in their tiny little feeder when they are first hatched, until they are on layer […]Read more »
by Meredith Chilson Photos by author Some years ago, we had a lovely neighbor who could grow anything. I would take my babies to visit with her, and we would come home with the back of the car filled with cuttings and clippings of various herbs and pots and buckets of perennials. I think […]Read more »
by Meredith Chilson Photos by author Two 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 […]Read more »