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by Shannon Cole of Country Girl In The Village Today, I lucked out and was able to grocery shop without my kids in tow. This led to a nice leisurely pace. Feeling a bit spoiled with the quiet time, I took liberties in checking things out. While wandering through the dairy and egg aisle I […]Read more »
by Shannon Cole of Country Girl In The Village This winter has been a long and cold one in Michigan. It is a welcome sight to see the snow and hope that this precipitation is replenishing the land for all that it lost in Summer’s droughts. For my flock, we do not add heat lamps […]Read more »
by Shannon Cole of Country Girl In The Village In my urban chicken keeping experience, the topic of predators seems to vary from that of my rural counterparts. While Hawks and Eagles are not unheard of, sighting them in my area is really rare. Raccoons are ever present and coops and runs need to be […]Read more »
by Shannon Cole of Country Girl In The Village I first became interested in backyard chickens almost four years ago. Two friends of mine were starting flocks and I could not resist the excitement that came with getting that first set of day old chicks. My requirements in getting backyard chickens were a little different […]Read more »