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Susie Kearley

Articles by Susie Kearley

Poet Wordsworth’s Chickens
October 1, 2019 · · Chickens 101

William Wordsworth wrote about his hens in some of his poetry, observing hen parenting techniques and crediting them with “tenderness and love” towards their newborn chicks. Today, the hens that live at Wordsworth House and Garden are Orpingtons and Silkies.

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Chicken Nesting Box Herbs
September 4, 2019 · · Coops, Members Only

Living on a farm was Diana’s dream, and chickens became a part of that reality. She soon discovered that chicken nesting box herbs helped her birds to relax and settle.

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Jokhu and Chicken Clicker Training
June 2, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Training chickens is easier than you might think. Some hens have a natural aptitude for learning and a longer attention span than others, making them good learners.

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