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by Donna McGlasson from Gardens & Chickens & Worms, Oh My! 5-10 in Jail Pearl has spent the day in jail, chicken jail or as my friend Kathy-The Chicken Chick calls it, “the Clink.” Pearl in “The Clink” Pearl isn’t doing time because she’s broody, she doing time because of the other chicken “b” word […]Read more »
by Donna McGlasson from Gardens & Chickens & Worms, Oh My! I love creating mosaic pieces. Whether it be plates for birdbaths, french country trays and pitchers, garden signs, picture frames or chickens with stained glass. It comes in many forms and makes beautiful pieces for the house and garden. I have even blown out […]Read more »
by Donna McGlasson from Gardens & Chickens & Worms, Oh My!I had a neighbor come over and see vanilla tree car fresheners hanging in my coop. “I don’t think your car fresheners are really going to help with your chickens and it really doesn’t smell a lot in here anyway,” she said. Well, first of all I try really […]Read more »
by Donna McGlasson from Gardens & Chickens & Worms, Oh My! Laying hens need calcium to lay and have strong shells. A healthy diet and a separate container with a calcium source are very important to offer your girls. If your laying hens do not get enough calcium, their bodies will pull calcium from their […]Read more »