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The Brahma Chicken – Raising a Large Breed
October 22, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Add to Favorites Many people ask me what is the best backyard chicken breed to raise. For me, my favorite has long been the Brahma chicken. Although I do feel like …

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Chickens as Pets in the House

Add to Favorites You live in the city but you are a farmer at heart. You may wonder, “Are chickens allowed in my city?” In many towns and neighborhoods the answer …

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Heart-Shaped Chicken Treats for Your Flock

Add to Favorites Whether our birds are pets or livestock, we all want to make sure they are as safe and warm as possible in bad weather. During cold winter …

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12 Days of Christmas — Meaning Behind the Birds

Add to Favorites By Christine Henrichs – Understanding the 12 Days of Christmas meaning adds something special to this favorite traditional carol. Its repeating verses make it fun to learn the list …

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Secret Life of Poultry: Charlene

Add to Favorites by Lacey Hughett Last summer in western Massachusetts, Jude was visited by a stray chicken. Jude, having absolutely no experience with chickens, wasn’t quite sure what to …

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Is Caring for Chickens a Huge Time Commitment?

Add to Favorites by Kim Ellsworth You’ve probably seen those chicks sold in hardware stores and feed outlets. They’re cute, fluffy —absolutely adorable. But if you take some home, how …

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Make Your Own Flock with Rooster and Hen Crochet Ornaments

Add to Favorites By Toni Rexroat – There is nothing quite like a handmade gift. Homemade arts and crafts embody a personal love that is hard to replicate in a …

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A Storybook Life of a Polish Chicken

Add to Favorites By Tamara Staples, New York — Jan Brett is an author and illustrator of dozens of children’s books. Each book, with its intricate illustrations and colorful stories about …

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An Eggsquisite Knitted Washcloth Pattern
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat

Add to Favorites I love knitted washcloth patterns; people are so inventive — you can find a washcloth pattern for just about anything that interests you. I wondered if I …

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Coop Inspiration — Hiebert Rural Colorado Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Rural Colorado Coop By The Hiebert Family, Colorado Our family — Dan (dad), TJ (mom), Silas (son) and Lydia (daughter) — moved to rural Colorado about one …

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